Connect seeks up to €20 million from IDA as dispute escalates

The job creation scheme’s contract ends today as sides fail to agree on ‘verified’ numbers

26th March, 2017
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Terry Clune, Connect Ireland Picture: Conor McCabe

Connect Ireland, the job creation scheme backed by Kilkenny businessman Terry Clune, is seeking up to €20 million from the IDA as its bitter dispute with the state agency deepens.

The Sunday Business Post understands that legal advisers to Connect Ireland and the IDA met last week and the money being sought by the company is now ranging from €15 million to €20 million, well above the sums previously reported. The money relates to jobs...

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