In the media, 17 July 2020

Jul 17, 2020

Take a look at the media coverage of some of the Institute’s statements this week (13 July – 17 July 2020).

  • The Big Tech Show – Dr Brian Keegan in conversation with the Independent’s Adrian Weckler
  • The Next Financial Year: Making Irish Business More Competitive
  • Dr Brian Keegan’s statement on the Apple and Ireland vs European Commission ruling
  • CCAB-I’s 2021 pre-Budget submission

The Big Tech Show

You can listen to Dr Brian Keegan, Director of Advocacy and Voice in conversation with Adrian Weckler, Technology Editor of the Irish/Sunday Independent on The Big Tech Show.


The Next Financial Year: Making Irish Business More Competitive

Today, Chartered Accountants Ireland launches a new position paper “The Next Financial Year: Making Irish Business More Competitive”. Informed by the problems of members/member firms across the island of Ireland in handling COVID-19 it proposes how government can help create a better business environment to boost employment and the economies on the island of Ireland.

You can read and download the full position paper here. Take a look at some of our press coverage below:


Apple and Ireland win appeal against the European Commission’s €13 billion tax ruling

In light of this week’s decision by the General Court of the European Union to annul the decision taken by the European Commission that Ireland must collect €13 billion in unpaid taxes from Apple Inc., Dr Brian Keegan has released a statement saying: “Positive European Court decision should curtail EU Commission posturing on State Aid”. This statement has since garnered significant media coverage in news and broadcast sources.




  • Newstalk FM – hourly news bulletins

    Soundbite from Brian Keegan

  • Today FM – The Last Word with Matt Cooper at 5:20pm on 15 July 2020

    Interview with Brian Keegan

  • Regional radio – syndication of Brian Keegan’s comments


    CCAB-I publishes 2021 pre-Budget submission

    The CCAB-I’s 2021 Pre-Budget Submission to the Government, has generated significant media coverage in this week's news. You can read the full press release and associated coverage on the

  • Irish Independent
  • RTE News
  • RTE Radio 1 – Morning Ireland
  • Irish Examiner (print)