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6 MARCH 2008

PN:CAL 01/08

The Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure will hold a meeting in the Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre, Armagh on Thursday 13 March 2008 at 10.30 a.m. This will be followed by a visit to the Armagh Planetarium and the Armagh Observatory.

Mr Barry McElduff MLA, the Committee Chairperson said:

“The Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure is delighted to hold this meeting in a location outside Stormont, Parliament Buildings, and, for the first time, the Committee will have the opportunity to meet representatives from the Armagh Observatory and Planetarium and to see first hand the refurbishment which took place in 2006”.

The Committee is very much looking forward to visiting the Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre and have a tour of the Armagh Planetarium and the Armagh Observatory.

I would like to take this opportunity to remind local groups and individuals that the meeting is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend the meeting”.

Note to Editor

The Chairperson of the Committee is Mr Barry McElduff MLA.
The Deputy Chairperson is Mr David McNarry MLA
The Committee has a further nine members:
Mr Dominic Bradley MLA
Mr Francie Brolly MLA
The Lord Browne MLA
Mr Paul Maskey MLA
Mr Kieran McCarthy MLA
Mr Nelson McCausland MLA
Mr Pat Ramsey MLA
Mr Ken Robinson MLA
Mr Jim Shannon MLA

The Clerk to the Committee is - Linda Gregg
Committee Office
Northern Ireland Assembly
Room 424 Parliament Buildings
Telephone: 028 90 521841
Fax: 028 90 521355
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For further information contact Sinead Lee, Northern Ireland Assembly Information Office, Room B2, Parliament Buildings, Belfast, BT4 3XX
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