Harte rejects claims that sub post offices would damage Main Street

Labour's Northeast election candidate has rejected claims that sub post offices in Letterkenny would damage trade on the town's main street or cost jobs.

Councillor Jimmy Harte was responding to concerns expressed at this weeks Letterkenny Town Council meeting at which councillors opposed calls for sub post offices for Gortlee and Glencar.

This despite over a thousand members of the public calling for their provision.

It was claimed that Letterkenny Chamber would be against sub post offices on the grounds they would damage business on the main street  -Councillor Jimmy Harte, who missed this week's meeting,  says that is not true:

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