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Tech visa changes welcome, but onerous' challenges remain

Some highly skilled foreign workers are still finding it difficult to bring their expertise to Ireland, writes JJ Worrall.

1st June, 2014

For Irish tech firms, the process of bringing in skilled staff still has some obstacles, despite recent legislative changes.

Restrictions may have loosened in recent times, but for some companies looking to bring skilled staff from outside the EU into Ireland visa issues remain.

''Frankly, it was a dismal process made worse by a total lack of feedback and, indeed, respect, said Bill Liao.

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