Nearly €1 Billion In Funding For Cross-Border Project

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It will include support for UNESCO World Heritage Status for a midlands site.

Former Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan believes the return of the devolved institutions in Northern Ireland is directly responsible today's announcement of nearly €1b in cross-border project funding.

The package will include the government's support of UNESCO World Heritage status for Birr Castle and Observatory alongside the Dunsink and Armagh Observatories.

There will also be €600m invested in the A5 road from Derry to Letterkenny.

The Laois Offaly Fine Gael TD says the future is significantly brighter for the island with the return of the Stormont Assembly:

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