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Left to right: Dr Ruth Freeman, Mr Donal Sheehan, Cllr Frank O'Flynn, Mayor of the County of Cork, EU Commissioner Mairead McGuinness, Cllr Kieran McCarthy, Lord Mayor of Cork City, Noelle O'Connell, CEO of the European Movement Ireland and David Kelly, Director of the Southern Regional Assembly
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Commissioner Mairead McGuinness, the Lord Mayor of Cork City Kieran McCarthy and the Mayor of the County of Cork, Frank O’Flynn joined today an event that looked at what European co-operation means on the ground for Cork and discussed the future EU opportunities for the region.

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