Mc Brearty leaves council meeting in protest at roads stalemate

Donegal County Council has been urged to debate the urgent need for action on Finn Valleys roads.

Cllr Gerry Crawford said the amount of potholes on some of the roads in and around the area is now at the stage of disastrous. And he highlighted one road in Tober, outside Lifford, that has completely collapsed.

He also said it's well known by the council that the Stranorlar Electoral areas roads are significantly more damaged than any other roads around the county......

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Meanwhile, Cllr Frank McBrearty stormed out of the Council meeting during Cllr Crawfords motion.

Cllr McBrearty put forward a similar motion at a previous Council meeting, and he questioned why this issue was on the agenda again.

He asked what was the point in him being there, and he said the roads in Finn Valley had been a mess now for a long time, yet nothing has ever been done to address this.

Cllr Dessie Larkin seconded Cllr Gerry Crawfords motion, but Cllr McBrearty asked what was the point, when at the end of the day, in a few months time, there would still be potholes on the roads in Finn Valley.

Cllr Frank McBrearty then got up and walked out of the meeting.