Future of Town Councils set to top the agenda at LAMA conference

The Association of Municipal Authorities in Ireland holds its annual conference today with Letterkenny Town Council's representative predicting concerns over local government reform will dominate proceedings.

There is an uncertain future for Town Councils, particularly those in less populated areas, as the government looks to streamline local government in an effort to save money.

Letterkenny Town Councillor Gerry McMonagle, who is attending today's conference, says the government must acknowledge the good work done and give an assurance on their future of town councils:

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