The ICANN Board selected Dublin, Ireland as the location of the ICANN 2015 Public Meeting from 18-22 October 2015
This meeting with be ICANN 54.
There are plenty of companies in the domain space that have offices in Dublin which offers some big tax advantage over countries like the US including;
Minds & Machines
TLD Registry Ltd
IEDR, the company that runs Ireland’s ccTLD.
ICANN also passed a resolution which will raise the compensation to all voting and non-voting Directors of ICANN to $45,000.00 a year, effective 1 August 2014
No change be made to the Board Chair compensation which is $75,000