Special meeting of Donegal County Council due to get underway

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A special session of Donegal County Council is due to get underway to discuss last Monday's RTE's Investigates Programme.

The programme alleged that Councillor John O'Donnell asked for payment in return for helping out a fictitious wind farm company set up in Donegal.

As a result of the programme, a special meeting of Councillors is taking place this evening with up to 50 members of the public also in attendence.

However, Councillor John O'Donnell is not present.

Greg Hughes has been asking some members of the public why they chose to attend the meeting:

Update: A meeting of Donegal County Council has this evening heard a motion calling on Cllr John O'Donnell to resign.

The motion was proposed by councillor John Campbell who also pointed out the importance of and right to due process in the matter.

Greg Hughes reports from Lifford: