US Mayor welcomes Donegal Trade Delegation

US Mayor welcomes Donegal Trade Delegation

The Mayor of Worcester Joseph Petty welcomed civic leaders, businesses and officials from the North West region of Ireland who arrived in Massachusetts yesterday (Sunday) to showcase the region as a prime location for business and to look at new opportunities for companies wishing to expand their business trade links in the US market.

“Open for business”

In his welcoming address Mayor Petty said Worcester was open for business to companies from Ireland North West and praised the co-ordinated efforts of both Councils and the support agencies in putting forward a strong case for building relations between Ireland North West and Worcester, and the wider Massachusetts region.

 

The delegation which is jointly led by Derry City and Strabane District Council’s Mayor Alderman Hilary McClintock, the Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council, Cllr Terence Slowey, along with officers from both Councils, local businesses and participating organisations such as Udaras na Gaeltachta, Ulster University, Letterkenny Institute of Technology and the North West Regional College.