Letterkenny Town Council look at options to remove ESB cables

Letterkenny Town Council is to investigate ways of removing overhead ESB wires in the centre of the town and rerouting them underground.

In previous years, Tidy Towns adjudications have raised the issue of the wires, saying they take away from the area between the Courthouse, Crossview House and Gallagher's Hotel.

Ahead of next week's budget meeting, officials will examine what can be done to address the situation.

Independent Cllr Tom Crossan raised the issue this week, he says removing the wires would have a very positive impact on Letterkenny's Tidy Towns results: