Category: Mary Lou McDonald

Reports of vulture funds using tax loophole investigated

Officials from the Department of Finance and the Revenue Commissioners said they are investigating recent media reports that so-called vulture funds are using a clause in Irish law to pay small amounts of tax here. Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar has said that the Government is “very concerned” at… – Continue reading

Compare and contrast: Mary Lou on Ansbacher accounts – and on Slab

Mary-Lou McDonald is one of the more eloquent Dáil performers and she rarely pulls her punches. But consistency has not always been the most remarkable attribute of her contributions. She can be devastating while excoriating the misdeeds of others – but strangely reticent when it comes to matters close to… – Continue reading