Letterkenny promotion strategy is the right one – Mayor

The Mayor of Letterkenny says he believes the council has done the right thing by maintaining commercial rates as they are, but setting aside almost €100,000 for marketting and tourism support.

Cllr Gerry Mc Monagle says while all members would like to see the rate decreased, there is a belief that a rate reduction would do relatively little for small businesses, while this increased marketting and development fund can be targetted into initiatives which should bring significant business into the town.

Cllr Mc Monagle says it's part of a clear strategy which the authority has been following for some time.......