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Fine Gael goes fishing in Inishowen  01.02.08

FINE Gael is seeking new people in Inishowen to join the party with the aim of increasing its councillor tally, the recent agm of the Michael Collins Buncrana Branch was told.
The party stressed it was "operating an open-door policy" for anyone keen to sign up and said it was now firmly focused on increasing its representation on Donegal County Council.
Deputy Joe McHugh A number of issues were raised at the meeting held at the Inishowen Gateway Hotel including concerns that no money was forthcoming from the local authority for the upgrade of Cockhill Bridge. Another major issue on the night was fears for the future of the Buncrana-Rathmullan Ferry.
Addressing the crowd, Deputy Joe McHugh insisted he would question the relevant authorities in relation to all their concerns. He also assured them he would continue working for the Inishowen area. A new board for the Michael Collins Branch for 2008 was elected at the agm.
They are chairperson, Monica McLaughlin; vice chair, Una Sheridan; secretary John O’Riordan; treasurer, Willie Grant and assistant treasurer, George Porter. The party also extended deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the late Sean Tighe, who was described as "an integral member" of the Micheal Collins Buncrana Branch.
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