Secretary of State in visit to county

Teresa Villiers Boat

Secretary of State Teresa Villiers during her visit to Fermanagh

THE NORTHERN Ireland Secretary of State paid a visit to the county on Monday, meeting with a range of local representatives.

 Theresa Villiers visited the county on Monday, her first engagement of the day being to the Aisling Centre in Enniskillen.


There she had the opportunity to learn about the important  professional counselling and psychotherapy service they offer to the people of the county.

She then moved on to Marble Arch Caves where she welcomed the chance to visit one of the finest show caves in Europe – Marble Arch Caves in Co Fermanagh.

Her final engagement of the day was to formally name the PSNI boat ‘The Lady Grey’ at Enniskillen. She was joined by deputy chief constable Alastair Finlay and policing board chairman, Anne Connolly.

They were then taken on a short trip on Lough Erne in the newly named vessel.

Speaking after the event, the Secretary of State said: “It was a great pleasure to formally launch PSNI ‘The Lady Grey’ which is an essential element in allowing PSNI to carry out their day to day tasks through the waterways of Co Fermanagh.”

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Chairman of Belleek Chamber of Commerce Bridie Gormley said a hard border would be a “tragedy” for the area

Mr Brokenshire also met with local business and farming representatives.


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