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Emma Grove

Emma is a Californian-native, a food lover, and a Journalist for Babylon Radio. With a MA(Hons) from the University of Glasgow, Emma is interested in everything musical and cultural going on in Ireland!

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Value Added Tax, VAT, in Ireland

By Emma Grove / February 28, 2020

VAT in Ireland is chargeable on the supply of goods and services within the State in the course or any business, and on goods imported into the State from outside the EU. Want more details? Read on! VAT in Ireland is a tax on consumer spending, therefore everyone who pays for goods and services pays […]

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All you need to know about tax on savings and investments in Ireland

By Emma Grove / February 27, 2020

Most forms of investments and savings in Ireland are subject to tax liability on any gains. Not sure what this means for you? Below we’ve outlined the most common investment and saving schemes in Ireland and what they mean in terms of your tax liability. Read on for more information! Employee Share Option Schemes Employees […]

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Top 5 events Thursday, 27 February 2020

By Emma Grove / February 27, 2020

It’s Thursday and we know you guys are thirsting for some thunderous Thursday-riffic activities! So without further ado, here’s Babylon’s top 5 events for tonight, the 27th of February! Read on for guaranteed fun! The Irish Cook Book We’ve written a number of articles on the hearty and wholesome food from the Emerald Isle, so […]

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Vehicle Registration Tax in Ireland

By Emma Grove / February 21, 2020

Whether you’re buying a new ride or importing your baby from another country, you must register your car with the Revenue Commission and pay a Vehicle Registration Tax in Ireland before you take to the roads. Not sure what Vehicle Registration Tax is? Read more to find out! When you buy a new car or […]

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Top 5 events 21 February 2020

By Emma Grove / February 21, 2020

Looking for a fun way to spend Friday? From acrobatic classes, to story telling, Carnaval, and more, Babylon’s Top 5 events in Dublin tonight are the best way to kick off your weekend! Acro fun session (Jam) for beginners and experienced students Summer is sneaking up on us even as we speak. Pretty soon you’ll […]

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Tax residence and domicile in Ireland: a guide

By Emma Grove / February 19, 2020

We’ve made a guide to Income tax in Ireland but who is liable for paying tax in Ireland? What are residence and domicile in Ireland? and how do they relate to taxes? And how does your tax situation change when you’re moving to or from Ireland? If these questions have been burning in your mind, […]

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Income tax in Ireland: a guide

By Emma Grove / February 17, 2020

Income tax is a tricky thing to wrap your head around anywhere in the world, let alone in when you move to a new country. You know you have to pay it but how much are you charged? Are there ways to reduce the amount of income tax in Ireland you have to pay? How […]

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Top 5 Events in Dublin 14 February, 2020

By Emma Grove / February 14, 2020

It’s Valentine’s Day and love is in the air! That includes all my single brethren because, after all, self love is important too! As with any other Friday night, there’s tonnes of cool events on tonight in Dublin but since it’s cupid’s birthday, Babylon Radio’s brought you tonight’s top 5 events with a romantic spin! […]

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7 Ideas for the ultimate Galentine’s Day in Dublin

By Emma Grove / February 12, 2020

We all know Valentine’s is fast approaching but don’t forget about Galentine’s Day! It’s a day for celebrating all the love you have for your lady friends. Not sure how to celebrate? Read more to find out all the best activities for a Galentine’s Day in Dublin! In the wise words of Leslie Knope, “Galentine’s […]

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14 Strange Irish laws that will have you saying ‘huh?’

By Emma Grove / February 10, 2020

Most countries and regions have some pretty wacky historical laws. Last year VICE published a Youtube video poking fun at some of the UK’s most ridiculously archaic laws, but what about Ireland? From regulations leprechaun etiquette or enabling free booze, Ireland’s strange historical laws are sure to leave you saying, “huh? Why?” Curious? Read more […]

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