US Congressional Delegation in Dublin – Smith

Local Fianna Fáil TD and Co-Chair of the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly, Brendan Smith, on Monday evening met with Congressman Richard Neal and the United States congressional delegation who are visiting Brussels, London, Dublin and Belfast.

Congressman Neal is Chairman of the powerful Ways and Means Committee of Congress and he also chairs the Congressional Friends of Ireland caucus. They have been consistent and very strong advocates of the need to protect the Good Friday Agreement. On this visit they are having discussions with An Taoiseach and other members of government, with the British Foreign Secretary, senior European Union personnel and political leaders in Northern Ireland in relation to Brexit and the protocol.