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Lord Mayor of Cork invites victorious Irish Rugby Grand Slam Team to Cork

On Monday, 23rd March 2009 The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Brian Bermingham extended an invitation through the IRFU to the Irish Rugby Team to a Civic Reception in their honour in City Hall, Cork at the team’s earliest available opportunity.

Lord Mayor Cllr Brian Bermingham stated:

“I’m delighted both as an individual and as First Citizen with Saturday’s historic Grand Slam victory. I am especially proud of the contribution made by Cork players and the Team Coach, Declan Kidney, for the dedicated and patient manner in which they achieved their victory.

I have extended an invitation this morning to the IRFU to host and congratulate the team at a Civic Reception here in City Hall at the earliest available opportunity. In a time when good news is hard to come by, Saturday’s victory gave all of us a reason to cheer and forget, even for a while, our worries and anxieties.

Well done and thank you to the entire squad and backroom team “

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