Cllr Shiels says conference in Sligo for new Council is ‘a waste of money’

dessieA Donegal Co Cllr has said that an induction seminar in Sligo for the 37 newly elected Cllrs is a 'waste of money'.

All 37 Cllrs are to attend the Sligo Park Hotel on Tuesday 17th June for a seminar on the new council legislation.

It's understood that the seminar will cost just over €5,000 euro, a cost of €140 per County Cllr.

Independent Cllr Dessie Shiels says the conference in Sligo is a waste of money, and Cllrs can read the new legislation online themselves: