A steady flow of customers visited all local authority offices throughout Donegal yesterday (Saturday) as people raced to meet the Household Charge deadline. Donegal Co. Council reported that several hundred hand handed over the e100 payment at its six county council offices in Letterkenny, Milford, Dungloe, Donegal Town, Carndonagh and council headquarters in Lifford as well as Town Council in Buncrana and Bundoran.
Meanwhile it was estimated that upwards on 300 Donegal people had made the trip for the protest match on the Fine Gael Ard Fheis at the National Convention Centre in Dublin.
They joined fellow protesters from all over the county in O’Connell Street as well as the Donegal Action Against Austerity (DAAA) group en route to the Fine Gael event.
The DAAA members also appeared on Friday night’s Late Late Show and explained the reasons behind their protest march which started in Malin Head last month. They spoke of the huge support they had received from the public along the way.
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