Sunday 4 December 2016

Apple ruling shows why Ireland should quit the EU

Published 03/09/2016 | 02:30

European Commissioner for Violation of EU Treaties Margrethe Vestager Photo: REUTERS / Eric Vidal
European Commissioner for Violation of EU Treaties Margrethe Vestager Photo: REUTERS / Eric Vidal

The recent Apple ruling has highlighted that an 'IRE-OUT' discussion about whether Ireland should quit the EU needs to begin.

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Ireland, the country which has been the poster boy of Europe since the credit crisis, has now become subject to a very dubious European Commission ruling which will undoubtedly affect the country's ability to attract investment and create employment in the future.

That the EU - through the European Commission - is deciding to attack the Irish taxation policy at this moment in time is truly astonishing.

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