Patsy McGlone
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Exploris aquarium closure 'madness' says McGlone

The closure of the Exploris aquarium in Portaferry would be "madness", the chairman of Stormont's enterprise committee has said.

Patsy McGlone was speaking after a fact-finding visit to the aquarium with his committee colleagues.

Ards Borough Council told them it would close to the public by March unless a department agreed to help fund the financially-troubled facility.

Mark Simpson reports.

  • 23 Oct 2013