Stimulus package slammed as forgetting about Donegal once again

Opposition politicians to the Government in Donegal are hitting out at the €2 billion stimulus package – announced yesterday afternoon.

A number of local politicians have stated that Donegal has been forgot about once again.

While Senator Jimmy Harte has welcomed the package, which has earmarked funds for a new courthouse in Lettekenny and for new care centers in Donegal Town and Dungloe, but his enthusiasm has not been shared by all Donegal’s representatives.

Donegal North East Deputy, Charlie McConalogue has said the stimulus package is very dissapointing...

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And Sinn Fein Cllr Jack Murray has said that he is paticularly dissapointed that the A5 project has not been included in the package.

He says if it had of been included, then hundreds of jobs would have been created...

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