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18 earn over €100k at enterprise body

The number of high fliers at Enterprise Ireland (EI) earning over €100,000 stands at 18, new figures show.

Figures released by EI in response to a Freedom of Information request show that the agency employs one staff member earning between €150,000 and €200,000 with an additional 17 earning between the €100,000 and €150,000 mark.

The agency - led by CEO Julie Sinnamon (pictured) - revealed that 16 of the staff earning between €100,000 and €150,000 are based in Ireland with the 17th staff member based in China.

It compares to 14 in that earning bracket at the IDA.