Ireland is a unitary parliamentary republic in northwest Europe with an area of 70 thousand kilometers and a population of nearly five million people. Ireland has one of the highest GDPs per capita and human development indexes in the world. Ireland’s liberal economic policies resulted in some of the fastest growths of GDP, domestic investments and technology development in the world. Ireland has issued no regulations on Bitcoin and does not consider it to be legal tender. However, the Revenue Commissioners in Ireland are considering implementing a Bitcoin tax into the taxation system of gains and value-added taxes. Also there no regulations in Ireland on Bitcoin mining and Bitcoin exchange. Ireland’s Blockchain Association helps Irish businesses and policy-makers to apply blockchain technology and has an aim of making Ireland the “most blockchain literate nation.”
Despite being worried about consumer protection, the central banker is confident that Bitcoin is no threat to financial stability.
Irish central bank governor says crypto investors could lose all their money
The Emerald Isle is now a hotspot for talent in tech and a corporate tax haven.
Overstock expanding blockchain arm tZero in Ireland
Irish crypto firms will face stricter obligations after the country belatedly adopts the latest EU anti-money-laundering rules.
Ireland Will Transpose Latest EU Anti-Money Laundering Rules Into National Law
Facebook’s Calibra is looking to create 50 new roles for its workforce in Ireland, as the firm seemingly bucks the trend of private-sector layoffs during the co...
Facebook’s Calibra Has 50 New Jobs in the Pipeline for Its Dublin-Based Team
Coinbase Custody successfully migrated its Tezos Bakery — the largest validator on Tezos’ network — from the United States to Ireland while incurring just one m...
Coinbase Migrates Tezos Bakery From US to Ireland With 60 Seconds of Downtime
Janet Jackson’s billionaire ex husband, Wissam Al Mana, has demanded that Facebook reveal who placed scam crypto ads on the platform using his image.
Billionaire Demands Facebook Reveal Who Placed Scam Bitcoin Ads About Him
Major U.K. and Ireland-based auction house Wilsons Auctions is putting $125,000 worth of Bitcoin under the hammer later this month.
Belgian Gov’t Will Sell $125K of Seized Bitcoin in Irish Public Auction