Wednesday January 22, 2020

The Last Post: Leo celebrates 40 sweet years with Apple

The computing giant was the first multinational to see the potential of partnering with us – and the results have been beyond all imagining

12th January, 2020
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Tim Cook, chief executive, Apple, in Government Buildings in June 2018

It is not hard to imagine the loud complaints from many when Leo Varadkar makes a special presentation to Apple, who will be represented by its chief executive Tim Cook, at a ceremony in Dublin on January 20. Most of them are likely to be ignored.

Apple has been located in Ireland for 40 years now, having arrived in Cork in 1980, where it has stayed even during times when the company’s continued existence was in...

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