Uber boss lobbies Leo Varadkar and Simon Harris for rule changes ...

16 Jun 2024
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Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber chief executive officer. Photo: Anindito Mukherjee/Bloomberg

Wayne O'Connor

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Uber has continued pushing the Government for regulation changes so it can expand in the Irish market, framing itself as a solution to the shortage of taxis and a way of protecting the night-time economy, new documents show.

The company tried to broker a meeting with then-taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the Davos World Economic Forum in Switzerland earlier this year, before writing to Simon Harris during his first days in the job.

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