MEP Pat The Cope Gallagher has said the people of Donegal need to build businesses from “the ground up” to help the county beat the recession.
The veteran politician was speaking at the opening of the Daniel O’Donnell Visitor’s Centre in Dungloe yesterday.
The well-known local politician, who is life-long friends with the singer, said he was very proud of the people of his own town yesterday.
“It really is a wonderful occasion and I am so pleased for Daniel and for Pat Nora Gallagher for getting this project off the ground.
“Daniel is a real ambassador for Donegal and Ireland abroad and I have no doubt that this centre will see many thousands of visitors coming into the area for many, many years to come,” he said.
MEP Gallagher said the centre was a prime example of what could be done when people set their minds about doing something.
“I really do feel the people of Donegal have to do things from the ground up now and this centre is a prime example of that.
“Small industry can help Donegal and Ireland out of recession and we must embrace small businesses and give them every help we can,” he said.
Junior Minister Dinny McGinley was also at yesterday’s official launch of the visitor’s centre.Tags: