Local Voices 015: Are County Councillors Paid Enough?


With the news that Green Party Cllr William Priestley was to resign from his position because of the low salary, we take a closer look.

Is the €17,060 a year and expenses enough considering the work load?

William Priestley speaks about why he left while Fianna Fáil Cllr Deirdre O'Donovan speaks about the role of the councillor, the lack of maternity leave for elected representatives and more.

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