County Manager reacts to council’s big freeze bill

The County Manager Michael McLoone has been reacting to the news that Donegal County Council is facing a bill of up to four million euro to cover the costs incurred in dealing with the recent poor weather.

The council met today were details were given of how much the freeze costs in maintaining and repairing the council's housing stock, treating icy roads and dealing with the water shortage.

The council's senior engineers estimated the cost, excluding staff wages at 3.3million euro but the county manager says that figure could increase further. Michael McLoone says the bill could yet top four million euro and only on highlandradio.com you can here his full interview by clicking below:

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