Cork’s Brian Crowley MEP returns after illness

5th August 2012
By David O’Sullivan

Brian Crowley, MEP, returned to work this week, after many months’ treatment at Cork University Hospital.

Brian suffered from some open wounds in his leg, which necessitated skin-graft surgery that took longer then expected.

He said his stay in hospital proved a frustrating time for him, even though he was able to work from his hospital bed, on the phone to his office staff locally and in Brussels.

” I have always been an on-the-ground constituency person, and not being able to meet and work with people around Munster was very frustrating, ” said Brian Crowley.

” However, I will be making up for lost time, over the coming weeks, especially in the employment creation and employment retention areas. I am on the E.U., Industry & Trade Committee which has a €52 billion budget, and I will be activating again, meetings with groups and individuals at local venues. Already Irish companies are drawing down €1m a week from this fund, to help create employment”, added Brian Crowley.


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