Granard to shake hands on new Normandy twinning deal


Granard and East Rouen in Normandy are to sign off on a town twinning agreement this week, the Leader can reveal

A group of visitors from East Rouen in Normandy flew into Dublin yesterday (Thursday) ahead of signing an historic town twinning agreement with Granard.

A four strong delegation will travel alongside a group of officials from Granard Town Twinning committee to formally sign off on the accord at the French Ambassador's residence in Dublin.

Later today, a series of meetings and events will be held in Granard to formally kick off the new partnership in a move which is designed to foster closer ties between both towns rich Norman heritage. See next week's Leader for a full report.

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