Dublin-Belfast Corridor offers great economic potential – Murphy

Date published: 24 March 2021

Finance Minister, Conor Murphy has welcomed the launch of ‘The Dublin-Belfast Economic Corridor: Current Profile, Potential for Recovery & Opportunities for Cooperation’ report.

Minister Murphy was speaking at a virtual conference where the report was published said: “I want to commend the eight councils from the North and South for coming together to produce this landmark report. The report shows that by operating and marketing itself as a single economic unit, the Corridor can galvanise domestic growth and attract FDI.

 

“It is important that the Corridor drives balanced economic growth across the island. For example a high-speed Belfast to Dublin train should be part of an all-Ireland rail network that includes Derry, Cork, and Limerick”.

 

“This report highlights tremendous opportunities. An action plan is needed so that the Corridor can form part of an investment-led recovery from Covid and Brexit.”

 

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