“Bruton should intervene to save Letterkenny IDA office” – Mc Conalogue

Deputy Charlie Mc Conalogue urging Enterprise Minister Richard Bruton to meet with IDA Ireland with a view to keeping Letterkenny office open. he also wants the appointment of a new Regional Manager for Donegal.

Last week, Deputy Mc Conalogue raised the issue in the Dail, after the current Regional Manager in Donegal was promoted to a new national position.

He was told by Junior Minister Ciaran Cannon that the IDA is an autonomous body, and the management of offices and resources is an internal matter. MInister Cannon said the IDA has informed the government that it's Letterkenny office is closing, and Sligo will be the North West regional headquarters.

However, Deputy Mc Conalogue says that's not good enough, and MInister Bruton should intervene as soon as possible................

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