The threat to Ireland’s corporation tax

By Business Editor David Murphy On my desk is a computer with a Google search engine (European HQ, Dublin) and Microsoft software (European HQ, Dublin). Beside my PC is an Apple iPhone (European HQ, Cork). My desk happens to be in Dublin. But it could be anywhere in the world. About 700 US multinationals employ 115,000 people in the Republic. They are part of the tapestry of the Irish economy. But now somebody is pulling at the thread and there …