Ireland’s EU ambassador asked Stripe to move to Dublin

Collison brothers’ company requested meeting for detailed briefing on impact of Brexit; Declan Kelleher said multibillion payments giant was ‘upbeat’ about their presence in Ireland

17th June, 2018

Ireland’s ambassador to the EU asked Stripe, the multibillion-dollar valued payments giant founded by Limerick’s Collison brothers, to move its European headquarters to Dublin during a meeting in which the company sought to tap Irish knowledge on EU politics.

Declan Kelleher, Ireland’s permanent representative to the European Union, made the suggestion to the company over a dinner convened to help Stripe navigate EU issues in Brussels earlier this year.

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