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Likely NY Speaker knows Ireland

New York City Council member Corey Johnson (far left) is poised to become the next Speaker of the council after a vote scheduled for January 3. The Manhattan-based Johnson visited Belfast with a New York City Council delegation during Easter Rising commemorations last year. Pictured with him is then Lord Mayor of Belfast, Arder Carson and NYC Council colleagues Daniel Dromm, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Jimmy Van Bramer and Julissa Ferris.

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