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Hourly Dublin to Belfast rail service makes sense - Ó Donnghaile

17 April, 2017 - by Niall Ó Donnghaile


Sinn Féin Senator Niall Ó Donnghaile has welcomed remarks by Minister Charlie Flanagan today that the Irish government will explore financial support and options to assist the developing of hourly rail links between Belfast and Dublin.

Commenting on today's interview with Flanagan, Seanadóir Niall Ó Donnghaile said;

"Sinn Féin has for a long time been championing the need for improved rail and other infrastructural connections between Ireland's two main cities.

“An hourly rail link between Dublin and Belfast makes economic, social and practical sense. There are increasing demands from within the business, retail and tourism sectors for this much needed and no doubt transformative service to be developed.

“At a time when the unwanted repercussions of Brexit threatens the economy of Ireland, North and South, I look forward to engaging with the Minister collaboratively to explore how all stakeholders can come together to help drive this much needed initiative forward."

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