NEW CO COUNCIL CATHAOIRLEACH ISSUES BREXIT INVITATION TO FOREIGN AFFAIRS MINISTER

23 June 2017 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney needs to be aware of the impact Brexit will have on Border communities,” stated the new Cathaoirleach of Monaghan Co Council, Sinn Féin’s Cathy Bennett on Monday.

One of the first initiatives taken by Councillor Bennett on her assumption of the chairperson role at the local authority’s Annual Meeting was to extend an invitation to Minister Coveney to visit Co Monaghan and hold Brexit discussions with the Co Council.

Proposing that meetings also be arranged between the Minister and relevant business sectors in the county, the new Cathaoirleach said the exercise would give Deputy Coveney, who would have a key role in upcoming Brexit talks, a clear insight and understanding of the fears in the county regarding the consequences of the…
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