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Ireland Inc met Ross to block EU’s digital tax

Ibec, the IDA and Enterprise Ireland asked Wilbur Ross to support OECD approach, writes Jack Horgan-Jones

18th March, 2018
Wilbur Ross: the US commerce secretary had talks with Irish business leaders last week Picture: Getty

It was just a meeting, in a week of meetings; set piece events orbited by bilaterals. But in a room in Washington DC last Thursday evening, there was a lot at stake.

On one side of the table sat probably the three most important figures in the Irish state/business nexus: Danny McCoy, the leader of Ibec, the largest Irish business lobby; Julie Sinnamon, the chief executive of Enterprise Ireland; and Martin Shanahan, the chief executive...

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