Clinton invites Taoiseach to organise US investment summit

Former US president Bill Clinton has invited Taoiseach Enda Kenny to organise a special summit in New York that will promote foreign direct investment in Ireland.

Former US president Bill Clinton has invited Taoiseach Enda Kenny to organise a special summit in New York that will promote foreign direct investment in Ireland.

Speaking at the second Global Irish Economic Forum at Dublin Castle yesterday, Mr Clinton said that the previous Government was right to bail out the banks.

The event was attended over the two days by 300 delegates from the worlds of business, culture and politics.

Guests included U2 frontman Bono and CEO of International Airlines, Willie Walsh.

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