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Irish diaspora must be tapped for support

Ireland needs to draw from the Irish diaspora around the world to help beat the downturn and attract investment, according to an Irish-American business leader.

14th March, 2009

Ireland needs to draw from the Irish diaspora around the world to help beat the downturn and attract investment, according to an Irish-American business leader.

Tom McEnery, a former mayor of San Jose in California and a founder of the Irish Technology Leaders Group, said that a ‘‘strike team’’ of Irish politicians, businesspeople and cultural ambassadors should be set up to help achieve this.

‘‘It is now time to assemble the...

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