Buncrana’s business, sporting and community organisations have issued an open letter to An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar regarding the restoration of Buncrana’s iconic Swan Park.

Mr Varadkar is in Inishowen today to officially open the new Cockhill Bridge and make a significant jobs announcement at E and I Engineering Limited in Burnfoot.

In the open letter, Buncrana’s business, sporting and community organisations called on An Taoiseach “to work with his Ministerial colleagues to provide the funding necessary in the upcoming Budget to restore and reopen Swan Park.”

Buncrana Tidy Towns volunteers hope to give a copy of this letter on behalf of the signatories to the Taoiseach when he officially opens the new Cockhill Bridge at noon today.

The following groups have signed the letter to An Taoiseach: Buncrana Chamber of Commerce; Buncrana Tidy Towns;; Buncrana GAA; Buncrana Anglers; Insight Inishowen; The Amazing Grace Initiative; The Exchange; West Inishowen History & Heritage; and Wild Inishowen.

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