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Sinn Féin meet with Department on Casement Park

14 June, 2018 - by Paul Maskey

Sinn Féin representatives Paul Maskey MP, Philip McGuigan MLA and Sinead Ennis MLA met with the Department of Infrastructure to discuss the ongoing delay in building Casement Park and road orders issues.

West Belfast MP Paul Maskey said:“We met with the Department of Infrastructure to discuss the ongoing delay of Casement Park. A number of weeks ago we met with Ulster GAA along with Michelle O'Neill to ask for an update and to state our continued support. "Sinn Féin remain committed to the redevelopment of Casement Park. It is a landmark project and will greatly enhance the regeneration of the West Belfast area and will be a first-class stadium for Gaelic games in Ulster."Sinéad Ennis, the party’s culture, arts and sport spokesperson said:“We will be urging the Department to make the correct decision and approve planning which has already been agreed by the Executive and was in the Programme for Government.“The development of Casement Park will have a positive impact in the lives of people in the area providing opportunities for residents and businesses in terms of investment and job creation opportunities for West Belfast.

"It will also enhance Gaelic games throughout Antrim, Ulster and indeed across the island." ENDS/CRÍOCH

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