Taoiseach says new government plans will attract investment to Sligo

The Taoiseach has rejected claims that Sligo and the North West has been ignored by the Government in terms of investment in jobs and infrastructure.

Enda Kenny insists Sligo will have capacity to attract jobs to the region as a result of the Action Plan on Jobs.

Speaking at a public meeting on Brexit in Sligo on Friday night last, Mr Kenny criticised the previous National Spatial Strategy.

He insists the new plan will make Sligo a major centre for investment:

Meanwhile, Donegal TD Joe McHugh says the Government is doing everything to minimise the impact of Brexit on the county warning that the peace process is still fragile.

Minister McHugh also attended the Brexit conference in Sligo hosted by Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

He says Brexit had become the number one issue of concern in county Donegal: