Traveller family member hits out at Ballyshannon councillor after caravan criticism

Lawne Park, Ballyshannon, resident, Jimmy Ward, a member of the travelling community, has lashed out at local councillor Barry O’Neill for his public criticism of the location of caravans in the estate. Cllr O’Neill insists these are illegal encampments and wants the County Council to intervene, but Mr Ward says those who stay in the caravans have legitimate reasons to be there