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LISTEN BACK: Minister Heather Humphreys speaks to Northern Sound at Shared Island Dialogue event

May 20, 2022 16:05 By News Northern Sound
LISTEN BACK: Minister Heather Humphreys speaks to Northern Sound at Shared Island Dialogue event LISTEN BACK: Minister Heather Humphreys speaks to Northern Sound at Shared Island Dialogue event
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Rural and community development is essential to the post-pandemic recovery.

That's according to local Minister Heather Humphreys, who opened this morning's Shared Island Dialogue in Drumhowan Geraldine's GAA club.

This morning's event is the tenth of the Shared Island Dialogue series and the first of the regional Dialogues planned for this year, which aim to foster constructive and inclusive dialogue between all communities and traditions on the island of Ireland.

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Our reporter Diarmuid Pepper spoke to the Minister at the event.

Minister Humphreys began by outlining the importance of the Shared Island Dialogue series.

She also discussed the stalled N2 Clontibret to the Border scheme, the need for an Executive in the North, plans for a Committee on Irish Unity, and fears of the Ulster Final showpiece being moved to Casement Park:

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