Councillor claims government ignores local authority motions

Donegal Councillor Frank Mc Brearty has accused the government of ignoring motions moved by local authorities.

Cllr Mc Brearty says ministers send stock replies to the council promising that matters are “receiving attention”, but nothing is done.

This morning, Cllr Mc Brearty was supported by all members when he moved a motion calling for commitments that services will be protected at all hospitals in the county.

However, he says previous experience suggests the motion will be ignored as soon as it is sent to Dublin:

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