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-  Joe McHugh

Ulster Bank agree to meet Raphoe & Ardara community groups over closure proposal

Ulster Bank has agreed to meet community groups from Raphoe and Ardara to discuss the proposed closure of two bank branches there, Donegal Deputy Joe McHugh said today. Minister McHugh met senior bank officials in Dublin earlier today to protest at the planned closure of the branches which was announced last week.

-  Joe McHugh

McHugh welcomes €1M Irish Water investment in Portnoo Water Supply

Donegal Deputy Joe McHugh has welcomed news of a €970,000 in a water mains project investment which will ensure a clean and secure water supply for the 940 people served by the Portnoo Water Supply. “This is an important scheme for Portnoo, Dungloe, Lettermacaward and Naran and is part of a huge investment across Co Donegal. I want to thank Irish Water and their key partners Donegal County Council in progressing the Portnoo Water Supply with a completion in around six or seven months’ time.”

-  Joe McHugh

Development Minister Joe McHugh has announced €45,000 in funding to the Inishowen Development Partnership

“I am delighted to announce funding of €45,000 to the Inishowen Development Partnership as part of the Irish Aid development education annual grants scheme for 2017. “These annual grants reflect our commitment to support community and academic groups to raise awareness of issue of global hunger, poverty and injustice and of, crucially, what we as citizens can do together to take on these issues.

-  Joe McHugh

Minister of State McHugh meets with Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney and Congressman Brendan F. Boyle.

Minister McHugh met Congressman Brendan F. Boyle and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney in Washington DC. It follows recent meetings with representatives of Irish immigration centres while in Philadelphia and New York for St Patrick’s Day-related engagements. Those meetings also included contacts with the wider Irish community, including undocumented Irish citizens.

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