Mc Monagle says Letterkenny fires could have been far worse

Meanwhile, in Letterkenny, the fire service had to be called out twice last evening when bushes were set alight in Ballyboe Park, close to the Glencar Shopping Centre.

Local Councillor Gerry Mc Monagle says the behaviour of those who started the fires is in stark contrast to the bravery and commitment of the Firefighters who were called to the scene, many of whom had been working for the whole weekend elsewhere in the county.

He's been outlining what happened.............