Minister McHugh returns from emotional visit to Manchester

Donegal-based minister Joe McHugh has highlighted importance of communities showing resilience in the aftermath of terrorist attacks, such as that which happened in Manchester.

The Minister of State for the Diaspora was speaking to Ocean FM News today after his return from a two-day visit to Manchester and Liverpool.

While in Manchester, he met with Mayor Andy Burnham and expressed his condolences and solidarity following the suicide bombing in the city that killed 22 people, many of them youngsters.

Minister McHugh also signed the Book of Condolences at Manchester Town Hall.

Minister McHugh says the response of the people of Manchester to the horrific attack showed the best of humanity in the most trying of circumstances.