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Minister for Small Business visited Madrid for St. Patrick’s Day “Promote Ireland” programme

Minister Perry with Ambassador Harman, St. Patrick's Day 2014

Minister of State for Small Business, Mr John Perry, T.D., visited Madrid from 12-15 March for a full programme of business, community and cultural events. His agenda included meetings with senior management of the Corte Inglés on the sale of Irish beef; working visits with Enterprise Ireland client companies Novum, Monicon Technologies, Openjaw, Kanchi, Openet and Ezetop; meeting with top executives from the Spanish telecommunications giant, Telefonica; a reception to market Ireland as destination for English-language education; launch of a book examining the contribution of the Irish to Spanish military history; a meeting with the mayor of Madrid; and attendance as guest of honour at the Spanish-Irish Business Network St. Patrick’s Day Ball.

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