Press Opportunity - Visit of US Congressmen - 17th January 2006
The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dermot Ahern TD, will meet with United States Congressman Jim Walsh (Republican, New York), Congressman Brian Higgins (Democrat-New York) and Congressman Tim Murphy (Republican-Pennsylvania) at 12.30pm on Tuesday, 17th January, 2006, at Ghan House, Carlingford, Co Louth, to discuss developments in the Northern peace process and the plight of the undocumented Irish in America.
Occasion: Meeting with US Congressmen
Location: Ghan House, Carlingford.
Date: Tuesday, 17th January.
After Christmas, Minister Ahern announced he would be stepping up contact with all political parties, with the British Government and with influential US opinion leaders and policy makers in the coming weeks. Tuesday's meeting is one element of this programme. Mr. Walsh serves as Chairman of the Friends of Ireland on Capitol Hill in
16th January 2006