FERMOY CLLR TO ‘EAT HAT’ IF FLOOD RELIEF CONTRACTS SIGNED THIS WEEK
A Fermoy town councillor has this week vowed to eat his hat if promises by the OPW to sign contracts this week on phase two of the town’s flood relief plan come to fruition.
Cllr Tadhg O’Donovan told the February meeting of Fermoy Town Council on Tuesday that he was more likely to win a medal at the London Olympics than see the contracts signed this week and said, while hoping he was wrong, that he would both wear and eat his hat at the March meeting of the council if these contracts were signed in the coming days.
The Labour councillor was responding to assurances from Fermoy town manager, Katherine Walshe, that the OPW were in the process of tying up loose ends and were confident of signing contracts on the project in the coming week.
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“We have heard all these words before, why can’t we be given a firm date? And why don’t we know even who the contractors are?” Cllr O’Donovan asked.
“The scheme seems to be resting in ...
Friday 24th February 8:39am