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Offaly Man Officially Appointed President Of Diversity Europe Group

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He'll head up the civic group until 2023.

An Offaly man has been officially appointed as president of Diversity Europe Group.

The Brussels-based group represents civic society on the European Economic Social Committee.

Seámus Boland - CEO of Irish Rural Link - took up the role during a virtual inaugaral ceremony today and will hold the position until 2023.

The Ballycumber man - who's the first Irish person to be elected president of the EU institution - explains his top priorities for the three years ahead:

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