The German Ambassador to Ireland paid a visit to County Cavan.
Deike Potzel visited to St Killian’s Heritage Centre in Mullagh to recognise the 1,300 year relationship between Cavan and Germany. The heritage centre in Mullagh was built by the local community in association with the Diocese of Würzburg in southern Germany with the centre featuring a number of relics and replicas of Saint Killian.
Then President Mary Robinson opened St Killian’s Heritage Centre in Mullagh in 1995. Local Fianna Fianna Fáil Councillor Shane P O’Reilly says the connections between Cavan and Germany has helped tourism in the area.