The Revenue Commissioners will have to share details on tax opinions issued to multinational corporations with other EU states every three months under new proposals tabled by the European Commission.
Euro zone leaders will tell Greece that time and patience are running out for its leftist-led government to implement agreed reforms to avert a looming cash crunch that could force it out of the single currency.
A German TV presenter has admitted to faking a video showing Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis giving the middle-finger gesture to Germany, after the politician vehemently contested its authenticity.
The Governor of the Central Bank has told the banking inquiry that the bulk of the costs of the banking collapse could not have been avoided by taking a different course of action on the night of the guarantee.
Michael Noonan has said that figures published by the Irish Times on home repossessions were more a reflection of banks using the courts more to force home-owners to "engage" with them, rather than reflecting a large number of repossessions.