Senator Harte calls for fix-it website to be set up in Donegal

Senator Jimmy Harte is calling for a new website, which allows the public to directly report problems like potholes and graffiti to their local authority, to be rolled out in Donegal as soon as possible.

Fix your street dot ie went live in a trial version for the South Dublin County area. It is planned to run for three months, after which it is planned to be rolled out across the State.

The idea is that residents get the opportunity to log their complaint which is then prioritised and can be rechecked until work has been carried out.

Senator Harte says the site could also strengthen council calls for more funding:

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