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O’Neill welcomes support of Irish Air Corps

Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill has held discussions with Alan Shatter TD, Minister for Justice, to seek help from the Irish Air Corps in the relief operation underway to help those affected by the severe weather.
Tuesday, 26 March 2013

Minister O’Neill said: “This afternoon I spoke with the southern Justice Minister to seek immediate assistance from the Irish Air Corps to help those farmers and rural dwellers affected by the adverse weather.

“He has agreed to this request. This is excellent news which will give us the capacity for additional air support to help those in most need. This will complement the existing resources that we have deployed over the past few days.”

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