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Ireland: Gerry Adams joins protest against Apple tax break

Ireland, Dublin
September 7, 2016 at 23:53 GMT +00:00 · Published

The youth wing of Ireland's Sinn Fein party staged a protest against Apple's tax break outside Irish Parliament in Dublin, Wednesday.

Leader of the party Gerry Adams joined the protest and posed for press hanging apples in front of masked protesters.

Sinn Fein have put a case forward requesting that the tax money be put towards social services, that have suffered cuts due to austerity policies.

The multinational technology company Apple has been ordered to repay up to €13 billion ($14.55 billion) back in taxes to the Republic of Ireland due to an illegal breach of EU state aid rules.

Mandatory Credit: An Phoblacht

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The youth wing of Ireland's Sinn Fein party staged a protest against Apple's tax break outside Irish Parliament in Dublin, Wednesday.

Leader of the party Gerry Adams joined the protest and posed for press hanging apples in front of masked protesters.

Sinn Fein have put a case forward requesting that the tax money be put towards social services, that have suffered cuts due to austerity policies.

The multinational technology company Apple has been ordered to repay up to €13 billion ($14.55 billion) back in taxes to the Republic of Ireland due to an illegal breach of EU state aid rules.

Mandatory Credit: An Phoblacht

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