"Private Speed Camera Contract has been given to a Consortium led by Spectra Labs.
The GoSafe Consortium, which has secured the contract, is headed by Listowel company Xavier McAuliffes Spectra Laboratories. "This is great news for Kerry and its great news for road safety," said local TD Jimmy Deenihan.
"The involvement of a local company in is evidence of the skills, expertise and talent available in Kerry. I hope that it is just the start of many similar announcements for Kerry-based industries," he added.
Deputy Deenihan praised the role played by Niall Brown and Donal Lucey who spearheaded the bid for the contract.
The success of Spectra and the GoSafe consortium was announced on Friday by Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Dermot Ahern, and Garda Commissioner, Fachtna Murphy."
The Kingdom - 2009/11/26: Camera contract gets 40 new posts in Kerry
Spectra Labs is owned by Xavier McAuliffe
According to this article in the Independent McAuliffe is a Fianna Fail "Supporter"
"Xavier also had a verbal head-to-head with Bertie Ahern, who he - as a Fianna Fail supporter - says "has no balls", because the Taoiseach promised he'd open the hotel but backed out because of "a planning permission problem with the entrance" - which it now transpires "was not a problem at all".
And all Xavier wants to add to the controversy is one word: "CityWest!"
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has anyone got any more details on this deal