‘Unsavoury scenes’ in Council Chamber results in meeting suspended

first_img Previous articleBritain to reveal new proposals to avoid hard border after BrexitNext articlePeople in Donegal encouraged to ensure they’re registered to vote News Highland Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook AudioHomepage BannerNews The latest sitting of Donegal County Council had to be adjourned last evening over what’s been described as ‘unsavory scenes’ within the Council Chamber.The majority of the comments were made during private committee session as Councillors discussed the case between Planree Ltd and Donegal County Council over wind energy provisions in the County Development Plan 2018-2024.Media were not allowed to be in attendance while discussions were ongoing.However, some of the drama subsequently spilled over when attempts were made to resume the full meeting.A motion put forward by Cllr Michael Naughten on retaining the 9% VAT Rate for the hospitality sector resulted in a heated challenge from Cllr Barry O’Neill.Speaking after the events, Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council Cllr Seamus O’Domhnaill says he was left with no other option but to suspend the proceedings:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/setgtytytamdrama.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. WhatsApp News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Facebookcenter_img Google+ Pinterest Twitter Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic WhatsApp Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Pinterest ‘Unsavoury scenes’ in Council Chamber results in meeting suspended Google+ By News Highland – October 4, 2018 last_img

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