Councillor calls for FAS funded Community Employment Schemes

Donegal County Council officials are to examine the possibility of implementing a number of new Community Employment Schemes through FAS.

The issue was raised in the chamber this week by Cllr Ciaran Brogan who says many improvements are needed in the county which could be done through CES schemes, and there are plenty of people willing and able to do the work.

He says if the council shows imagination and makes a strong case to FAS and the government, then much can be achieved.

Cllr Brogan says there are thousands of people on the Live register who want to work:

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