The family of a Clonmel who is effectively trapped in Dubai over a debt have launched a fundraising appeal to try and get him home.
John White spent five years locked in a notorious prison in Abu Dhabi but was freed last year .
However he cannot leave until the 500,000 euro owed is paid off
Mr White, a property developer from Clonmel who had a construction company in the Middle East which built schools, shopping centres and hotels was jailed in 2012 after his firm went bust in the recession
His sister Eileen O’Brien joined Seamus Hennessy in studio this Friday to appeal for the public’s help