Councillor Ronan Sheehan has expressed disappointment at the emergence of local election posters masquerading as public meeting posters that have emerged recently around Mallow Town. These posters are in addition to other public meeting posters which should have been taken down at the start of March.
“It’s certainly disappointing that some candidates are looking to circumvent the existing littering bye-laws by erecting ‘Vote’ posters around the town,” said Cllr Sheehan this week.
“It is also an unhappy coincidence that they were erected around the same time that Minister for the Environment, Phil Hogan, set the election postering date as April 23. After speaking with the litter warden, it seems these posters fall into a unique loophole. So while they are in some semblance of accordance with the law, they are certainly not in the spirit of the law.”
Cllr Sheehan urged party involved to reconsider their campaign, especially given that…
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