Warm Omagh Enterprise Welcome For Sinn Féin MEP

Sinn Féin MEP, Martina Anderson enjoyed a very warm welcome from the people of Omagh on Friday when she visited the town for a series of engagements focussed on promoting EU funding opportunities for local community and voluntary sector as well as Small Medium Enterprises and independent retail sector.

Ms Anderson was accompanied at her different engagements by party colleagues, Pat Doherty MP, Declan McAleer MLA and Cllr Sorcha McAnespy.

The former Junior Minister in the Office of First Minister and Deputy First Minister made her visit to Omagh just days after hosting a delegation to the European Parliament representing local Chambers of Commerce, Federation of Small Businesses, and cross border networks. Delegation members who traveled to Brussels included the recently elected president of Omagh Chamber of Commerce, Julian McKeown.

During her visit to Omagh, Ms Anderson also met with the chief executive of the Special European Union Programmes Body (SEUPB), Pat Colgan at EU House in Kelvin Road. She also met representatives of the local community and voluntary sector including FOCUS, Omagh Area
Network, Tyrone Donegal Partnership as well as groups based at the Omagh Volunteer Centre before visiting Omagh Enterprise Centre.

Source: ulsterherald.com