Letterkenny Mayor says count entry restrictions were “silly”

first_img Twitter Pinterest Twitter Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Facebook Letterkenny Town Councillors are calling for more people to be admitted to election counts. A debate last night heard that several people were denied entry to the Aura Leisure Centre because they did not have the correct passes.The list of people denied entry included, at various points, a candidate, a candidate’s parents and the Mayor of Letterkenny Cllr Tadhg Culbert .Cllr Culbert says common sense should prevail…………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/culb830.mp3[/podcast]Meanwhile, the inevitable post election debate on the electoral register is getting underway.Letterkenny Town Council is to contact the Department of the Environment to see if a pilot programme can be implemented locally to have the register transferred to a PDF file and made available to people over the internet.The issue was raised by Cllr Jimmy Harte, who contested the General Election. He says the responsibility to check the register lies with the individual, but the council must strive to make it easier to do so……….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/harte10.mp3[/podcast] Facebook Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme News Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released center_img WhatsApp Google+ WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Letterkenny Mayor says count entry restrictions were “silly” Previous articleShots fired at house in MuffNext articleStrabane woman awarded compensation in negligence case News Highland By News Highland – March 8, 2011 Google+ PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Pinterestlast_img

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