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Connect Ireland seeks €7m from IDA over jobs contract dispute

Meetings took place between legal advisers from the two sides last week

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

@ianguider
19th February, 2017
Kilkenny businessman Terry Clune

Connect Ireland, the job creation scheme backed by Kilkenny businessman Terry Clune, is understood to be seeking in excess of €7 million from the IDA as a dispute between the two sides escalates.

Connect Ireland and the IDA have been at odds over the number of jobs created by the scheme, which pays a fee to the Irish diaspora who bring investment to the country. Meetings took place between legal advisers from the two sides...

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