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McKay welcomes investment in Antrim business

25 August, 2009

Sinn Fein MLA for north Antrim Daithí McKay has welcomed today’s news that Ballymena company, Wright Group, has been awarded a contract to supply 200 buses to countries in Asia.

Speaking today Mr McKay said;

“This is very welcome news for people in Ballymena and the general north Antrim area.

In the current climate of economic downturn, it is a credit that the Wright Group have been able to remain steadfast and attract such and important and lucrative contract.

They managed to face off global competitors and that is a credit to their workforce here in Ireland.

This announcement shows that even within the current economic downturn, business’ here in Ireland are competing at the highest levels right across the world; we must continue to support and proactively assist our local, indigenous business.” CRÍOCH

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