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James Browne TD outside Enniscorthy Castle on Saturday

James Browne TD outside Enniscorthy Castle on Saturday

James Browne TD outside Enniscorthy Castle on Saturday

Newly appointed Junior Minister, James Browne TD, said he was overwhelmed by the level of support he received from people all across county Wexford when the news emerged that he was being appointed Minister of State at the Department of Justice, by Taoiseach, Micheál Martin.

Speaking to this newspaper Minister Browne said he got the phone call at 9 a.m. on Wednesday and was asked to travel to Dublin.

'There was talk that I was going to get the appointment but I didn't want to think too much about it,' said Min Browne.