London event seeks to forge new business links with the NW diaspora

A function is taking place in London this evening to reach out to business people in the UK with links to the West and North West.

Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte will be the guest speaker at the networking event, the second under the Re:Connect programme launched by the Taoiseach at the Irish Embassy in London in January.

A key aim is to promote the development of commercial between businesses operating in the Region, and businesses abroad that are owned or managed by people from the Region.

The coordinator of the event is Joanne Grehan of the Western Development Commission.....