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de Brún and Gildernew launch National Ploughing website

23 September, 2008

Sinn Féin MEP Bairbre de Brún joined the Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development in the North, Michelle Gildernew to launch a new website dedicated to the National Ploughing Championships.

Ms de Brún said,

"Sinn Féin is delighted to once again participating in the National Ploughing Championships and has a broad clár for the coming days. You can access information and keep up to date with all the latest news from the Champions ships on our dedicated website at

This is an important opportunity for Sinn Féin activists across the country to engage with the rural and agricultural community." CRÍOCH

Note to Editors

Sinn Féin's Schedule of Events

Tuesday September 23rd 2008

Assembly Agriculture Minister Michelle Gildernew and MEP Bairbre de Brun will attend the Opening Ceremony of the Championships. Ms de Brun will be available to the media throughout the day.

Wednesday September 24th 2008

11am Martin Ferris TD and MEP Bairbre de Brun will launch Sinn Féin's Ploughing Championship literature.

2pm Sinn Féin's Dáil TDs & Senator, Dublin MEP Mary Lou McDonald, and Assembly Agriculture Minister Michelle Gildernew will launch the party's West Awake Campaign farmer market survey results.

Thursday September 25th 2008

11am EU Marquee Row M, Dolman Arcade 618 Donegal Senator Pearse Doherty and Dublin MEP Mary Lou McDonald will outline the party's European priorities in the run up to next years European elections.

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