Anger over cancer services removal sees FF lose seats

Fianna Fáil expects to lose at least two and, in a ‘‘worst-case scenario’’, up to four seats on Sligo County Council, senior figures conceded yesterday.

6th June, 2009

Fianna Fáil expects to lose at least two and, in a ‘‘worst-case scenario’’, up to four seats on Sligo County Council, senior figures conceded yesterday.

Given the scale of anger locally over the removal of breast cancer services from Sligo General Hospital, combined with the national anti-government sentiment, the party will be relieved if its best-case scenario emerges and just two seats go.

Given that the party also seems...

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