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26/09/2021

Killybegs Jobs Task Force 'secrecy' claims

Killybegs Jobs Task Force 'secrecy' claims

EXCLUSIVE

Sinn Féin's Pearse Doherty claims the workings of the Killybegs Jobs Task Force have been “shrouded in secrecy”.

Minister for Agriculture, Food & the Marine Simon Coveney launched the high profile Task Force in Killybegs in June 2011, with promises that it would deliver 250 jobs to the harbour town by the end of 2014.

Stating that only 89 jobs in the seafood processing sector have been confirmed to date, Pearse Doherty told the Democrat, “The government were happy to waltz in and promise a much-needed government response that would deliver 250 jobs but, when the jobs failed to materialise, they washed their hands of it.”

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