Donegal Youth Council suspended

The Environment Minster has been asked to intervene after it emerged that the Donegal Youth Council has been suspended.

The decion was made after the youth council co-ordinator's contract expired and will not be renewed.

Donegal County Council cannot appoint a replacement because of the governments recruitment ban.

Now Environment Minister John Gormley is being called on to intervene and make an exception.

Out going youth councillor Edel Hickey says the council did great work and should be retained:

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