Council may discuss reinstatement of US trips on St Patrick’s Day

first_img Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Facebook Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Facebook WhatsApp Pinterest 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Google+center_img News Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Previous articleProtests for Letterkenny and Gweedore ahead of Budget 2013Next articleSchool bus off road in Moneymore – No injuries reported News Highland Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Council may discuss reinstatement of US trips on St Patrick’s Day Pinterest Google+ WhatsApp By News Highland – December 5, 2012 The Mayor of Donegal says the the possibility of reinstating the tradition of sending the mayor to New York and Philadelphia for Saint Patrick’s Day is a bridge that should be crossed when the council comes to it.Cllr Frank Mc Brearty attended the Golden Bridges event in Boston last month, and will return to the US this weekend to attend the Tipp O’Neill Centenary Celebrations.The council voted in favour of the return, despite Fianna Fail opposition.Cllr Mc Brearty was  non-commital ab0ut the question of St Patrick’s Day, but says the Boston trips over the past three years  have paid dividends, particularly in terms of the link up between LYIT and Lasell College……[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/fmcb1pm.mp3[/podcast]last_img read more