Media Operational Notice

Northern Ireland Assembly calls on the City of Culture to ‘Get Involved’

Synopsis: The Northern Ireland Assembly will be at Ebrington Barracks on Friday 7 June 2013 to meet with locally based voluntary and community sector groups.

Session: 2012/2013

Date: 06 June 2013

The Northern Ireland Assembly will be at Ebrington Barracks on Friday 7 June 2013 to meet with locally based voluntary and community sector groups.

The 'Get Involved' event, part of the NI Assembly's new initiative Assembly Community Connect, will feature training and information sessions on how the local voluntary and community sector can work better with the Assembly and its MLAs.

Participants will be given advice on how to get their message across to the Assembly and its Committees as well as practical tips on how to submit to and participate in Committee inquiries.

A panel of MLAs will also be on hand to answer questions on local issues.

Date: Friday 7 June 2013
Time: 10am – 2pm
Venue: The Ballroom, Ebrington Barracks, Derry~Londonderry

Media Opportunities

Media are welcome to attend this event. There will be opportunities for interviews, photographs and filming with the Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly William Hay MLA, Chairperson of Assembly Community Connect Sammy Douglas MLA and Deputy Chairperson of Assembly Community Connect Maeve McLaughlin MLA.

Please note that all media requests should be by prior arrangement with the NI Assembly Communication Office.

The MLAs who will take part in the Panel are:

Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, William Hay MLA
Sammy Douglas MLA
Mark H Durkan MLA
Maeve McLaughlin MLA
Cathal Ó hOisín MLA
Pat Ramsey MLA
Peter Weir MLA

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