Councils have no cash for 80k repairs to An Grianan’s roof

The Letterkenny Mayor says all avenues are now being pursued with a view to funding the repair of An Grianan Theatre's roof.

Condensation is forming on the roof and its is expected that the roof will have to be removed to repair the problem at a cost of 80 thousand euro.

The theatre is however safe and operational.

An Grianan Theatre
An Grianan Theatre

Letterkenny Town Council and Donegal County Council have joint

responsibility for the venue but funding to repair the problem is not immediately available due to budget constraints.

Mayor Dessie Larkin says the job is now to see how to fund the repairs:

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