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CRH’s Israeli exit had nothing to do with BDS

Following on from Charles Hayes’s letter on (Irish Examiner, Friday, January 15) it needs to be pointed out that Cement Road Holdings (CRH) has stated that its decision to sell its stake in Israeli company Mashav Holdings was part of a “multi-year streaming plan” and had nothing to do with a long-running campaign by certain groups urging a boycott of Israel.

Ciarán Ó Raghallaigh

College Street

Cavan

Co Cavan


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