Protest against Irish Water held outside Donegal Co Council

first_img Twitter WhatsApp Google+ Facebook Twitter Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota By News Highland – January 26, 2015 Previous articleLacey set for return but McHugh is out of Derry tieNext articleDeputy Pringle claims council taking advantage of Gateway programme News Highland Irish Water’s offer to each councillor for a ten minute meeting in Lifford today has been described as an insult.Fianna Fail, government parties and some independents met with the company but Sinn Fein and a number of independents did not.Irish Water would noly meet with Cllrs individually in private, and wouldn’t hold a public meeting in the chamber.Councillor Jack Murray explained why his Sinn Fein party refused the meeting:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/jackm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Meanwhile up to 80 people from Cant Pay Wont Pay and the Right2Water campaign turned out for a protest outside the County House in Lifford this morning.One of the protesters, Philip McFadden from Right2Water says generally speaking they aren’t happy with the council’s stance on the issue:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/philly.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterestcenter_img Homepage BannerNews WhatsApp Protest against Irish Water held outside Donegal Co Council Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Facebook Google+ Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report last_img read more