Apple tax ruling "unprecedented situation" - Taoiseach

Cabinet meeting to consider appeal on EU decision

31st August, 2016
Enda clutches his iPhone as he arrives at Government Buildings Pic: RolliongNews.ie

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the ruling that Ireland granted undue tax benefits of up to €13bn to Apple has created an "unprecedented situation".

Kenny made the comments as the cabinet was due to meet today to discuss the implications of the ruling.

Meanwhile, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan he strongly disagrees with the European Commission's decision and wants government approval to appeal the decision to the European Courts.

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