Thursday October 29, 2020

Breen had three more meetings with final broadband bidder McCourt

FG minister also visited McCourt at his Co Clare home ‘in a private capacity’ over the last two years, in new twist to telecoms row

21st October, 2018
Pat Breen: met David McCourt three times in 2016 PIcture: Bryan Meade

Fine Gael junior minister Pat Breen held a number of previously unreported meetings with David McCourt who is heading up the last remaining bid for the National Broadband Plan (NBP), The Sunday Business Post can disclose.

Breen met McCourt on three occasions in 2016 including at a breakfast meeting in the Merrion Hotel.

The Minister of State with responsibility for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection has also visited McCourt at his...

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