IDA briefing for Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor

Mitchell O’Connor’s performance has come under scrutiny since she took office last May

12th March, 2017
IDA chief executive Martin Shanahan

IDA chief executive Martin Shanahan wrote to the Minister for Jobs, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, to outline the role and functions of the IDA following a meeting between the pair.

Shanahan emailed Mitchell O’Connor on January 9 to explain the state agency’s statutory responsibilities and functions.

The email, obtained under Freedom of Information, states: “Minister, as discussed. IDA Ireland is the government agency with statutory responsibility to attract foreign direct investment.”...

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