Enterprise to review Connect Ireland

Founder wants to continue jobs scheme despite €3m losses

12th February, 2017
Businessman Terry Clune

The Department of Enterprise is to carry out a report on the Connect Ireland jobs creation scheme, which is the subject of a bitter dispute between the IDA and businessman Terry Clune.

The scheme, which pays individuals for jobs that are brought to Ireland, is being scrapped when its current contract ends next month. Jobs, enterprise and innovation minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor told the Dáil last week that her department would review the scheme and...

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