Another two weeks have passed, lock down has eased somewhat but we are still feeling isolated and many are still shielding. As promised we have increased our newsletter to 12 pages. Representatives from the NE Irish Network and other Irish community leaders from the region met with Ambassador Adrian O'Neill - via Zoom of course! He praised our community for supporting each other and, in return, we thanked him for the funding from the Irish Government which has enabled our 'Keeping in Touch' and 'Irish Community News' projects. If you are receiving the newsletter through the post but are happy to have it emailed please let us know - or if you know of someone who should be receiving a hard copy, drop us a line!