Donegal Money Advice and Budgeting Service has highest waiting list in Ireland

mabs2The North Donegal Money Advice and Budgeting Service (MABS) has the highest waiting list in Ireland.

Out of the 51 centres across the country, the Donegal branch has a waiting time of 9.8 weeks – four times tha national average of 2.5 weeks.

Last year the Donegal service had an average waiting time of 20 weeks.

While there has been a reduction, Donegal Deputy Padraig MacLochlain says improvement is still needed: