Minister confirms advice being sought on how to investigate irregular planning decisions in Donegal

The Minister responsible for planning says she'll have to organise a second inquiry into irregular planning decisions.

Jan O'Sullivan said a new inquiry team would be appointed in the coming weeks.

Last month, the Department of the Environment agreed to a High Court order overturning its own findings of no evidence of wrongdoing in the planning department of Donegal County Council on dates mostly in the 1990s.

The new inquiry team will investigate planning in six local authority areas but Minister O'Sullivan says advice is still being sought on how to deal with Donegal: