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State hires PR firm to lure medicines agency

Hume Brophy has been enlisted to lure the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to Ireland

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

23rd April, 2017
Minister for Health Simon Harris

The government has hired a high-profile lobbying team in Brussels and London in its bid to lure the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to Ireland.

It has appointed Hume Brophy, a public affairs firm founded by son of former SDLP leader John Hume, as the battle intensifies to secure the EMA when it leaves London after Brexit.

The Sunday Business Post has learned that the state will promise the EMA a central Dublin location, a sufficient...

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