Alan Kelly accused of ‘electioneering’ in awarding grants to his own county

Alan KellyThe Environment Minister has been accused of electioneering by awarding grants to his own constituency ahead of a number of towns, including Letterkenny, which were deemed more needing.

Out of a total fund of €6.5m, Alan Kelly awarded €1.5m in grants to projects in his home county.

Donegal Deputy Charlie McConologue has accused the Minister of blatant favouritism.

He says the Minister clearly has his eyes on the next General Election: