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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

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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