Shiels says council decision to advertise for Letterkenny land won’t ease public concerns

first_img Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today By News Highland – September 8, 2015 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Twitter Nine Til Noon Show – Listen back to Wednesday’s Programme WhatsApp Facebook Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson A Donegal Councillor says the authority’s advertisement this week inviting offers of land for social housing in Letterkenny will not ease public concern about possible political favouritism.In July, Independent Councillor Dessie Shiels claimed the council was negotiating with “politically connected” landowners to purchase various sites around the county for social housing.He believes this week’s initiative by the council is a direct response to that claim, but says it is nothing more than ‘advertising after the event’.Cllr Shiels says the executive is still refusing to make any deals subject to approval from council members, and he believes that will do little to ease public concern……………Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/dessirsponse.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Pinterestcenter_img Homepage BannerNews Google+ Previous articleIrish Rural Link welcomes proposals for tougher sentences for burglarsNext articleVigils in support of refugees taking place across the North West News Highland Facebook News, Sport and Obituaries on Wednesday May 26th NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Twitter Shiels says council decision to advertise for Letterkenny land won’t ease public concerns WhatsApp Pinterestlast_img read more

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