Tax-free status for Irish Rugby World Cup hosts

The IRFU has confirmed it plans to set up a local operating company if it wins the tournament bid

9th July, 2017
Brian O'Driscoll, Enda Kenny and Dick Spring launched Ireland's bid for the rugby world cup back in 2015

The organisers of the 2023 Rugby World Cup will be exempt from paying tax on tens of millions of euro in revenue if Ireland’s bid is successful.

The IRFU, with government backing, has launched an all-island bid to host the tournament in six years time and faces competition from France and South Africa.

The sporting body has confirmed it plans to set up a local operating company if it wins the tournament bid which,...

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