In a world where there is so much need, it’s immoral a company such as Apple should seek to avoid tax.
That’s the view of Lyreacrompane native Joe Harrington of the Anti-Austerity Alliance.
The EU ruling on Apple has caused an air of uncertainty, especially with 29 of the top 30 global tech companies resident in Ireland.
However it is Mr Harrington’s contention that companies, such as Apple, “rule the world” – he says the system needs to change:
Meanwhile economist David McWilliams has suggested the EU’s ruling on Apple was politically motivated.
He says Ireland is caught in the middle: