English joins Taoiseach at North/South Ministerial Council at Dublin Castle today

Monday, 4th July 2016

Minister for Housing and Urban Renewal, and Meath West T.D.
Damien English will join Taoiseach Enda Kenny and members of the
Cabinet at the meeting of the North/South Ministerial Council at
Dublin Castle today, the first such meeting since the UK’s referendum
on Brexit.

Minister English is representing his Departmental colleague Simon Coveney T.D.

Minister English has signaled his support for the proposal of An
Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. over the weekend for the creation of an
all-island forum to deal with the fallout from the decision by British
voters to leave the European Union.

“The protection of our island’s economy, and the Common Travel Area we
enjoy with the UK will be issues high on the agenda at today’s
meeting, and should be a key part of the work of any all-island forum,
amongst other issues, into the future” Minister English said.

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