Value of St Patrick’s Day trips to be questioned in county council chamber

Donegal County Council will next week hear calls for a full review of the council's annual expenditure on overseas trips to see if it represent value for money for the county.

On Monday councillors will be asked to sign off on St Patrick's day trips which Sinn Fein claims normally cost in the region of fifteen thousand euro.

Councillor McLoughlain says his party will not support the trips until a review determines if they are of any benefit to Donegal.

He says such money should not be wasted given the amount of people who have lost jobs with the council: