Councillors seek laptops from state to help them cope with voter emails

Councillors are seeking to get laptops to help them cope with a surge in voter emails after the axing of town councillors.

26th January, 2014

Councillors are seeking to get laptops to help them cope with a surge in voter emails after the axing of town councillors.

There will be 949 councillors left after the local elections in May compared to over 1,600 at present.

The councillors' representative body has confirmed it is in discussions with Environment Minister Phil Hogan about getting a package of ''IT supports"

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