Finance Minister visits Narrow Water Bridge site

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Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
Community, Politics
Sinn Féin South Down MLA Caitríona Ruane has welcomed the visit of Finance Minister Maírtín Ó Muilleoir to Warrenpoint recently to meet with the Narrow Water Bridge community network. narrow water visitRuane, who had invited the Minister to visit the bridge site, said she was delighted that he was able to meet the group so early in his term. She told Newry Times, “The group made a presentation to the Minister about the strategic importance of the bridge to tourism and the economy of South Down and North Louth. “He was informed about the strong support for the project throughout the area and how long we have been campaigning for the bridge.
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May June 2016 updated“I would like to thank the Minister for his comments in support of the bridge to date and we look forward to working with him, his executive colleagues and the government in the south to ensure this project is delivered,” she added. More on this story: Bridge over troubled water swept aside after EU withdraws £15m funding Widespread delight as Narrow Water Bridge funding approved Delight as Narrow Water Bridge gets €17.4m funding Narrow Water Bridge planning permission granted
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