Budget Update – Budget meeting adjourned once again as talks continue


Donegal County Councils meeting on Budget 2018 has been adjourned again until 4pm.
Cathaoirleach Cllr. Gerry McMonagle has invited all independent Councillors who wish to reach a solution to join in this afternoons discussions.

At last weeks meeting, local representatives voted unanimously against increasing commercial rates by 5%.

Speaking after the adjournment, Fianna Fáil Whip Cllr Ciaran Brogan says some clarification is still needed but is hopeful that a solution can be found today:

Meanwhile, Sinn Fein Whip Cllr. Marie Therese Gallagher says it’s important to come to an agreement that’s best suited to the county’s needs: