Timing is, indeed, everything..

The last time the Ballymena-based Wright Group made the headlines, following the announcement of a major contract, there were accusations of discrimination from Sinn Féin and calls for an apology from the DUP.. but that was then.. Today, fortuitously timed to follow yesterday’s handshake, Wright Group announced another major contract, this time worth £8million, with the Irish Government – to supply Bus Eireann with single-deck city buses. And the local MP, Ian Paisley, together with Irish Transport Minister Martin Cullen, toured the premises of the largest independent bus-building company in western Europe. That contract might also help quell some of the dissent within Ian Paisley’s party..

Upcoming Slugger Events

The Mccluskey Civil Rights Summer School – Guest Speaker Bernadette McAliskey
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 |  Dungannon
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Inez McCormack Civil Rights Women’s Conference
10am, Saturday, 8 September 2018 | Public Records Office Belfast
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Madge Davison Lecture – ‘Inequality and Unfairness in 2018: What Would Madge Have Said?
7pm, Tues 25 Sept 2018 | Queen’s University Belfast
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The End Of Catholic Ireland?
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