MONAGHAN SEE IT LOCAL, BUY IT LOCAL MESSAGE ECHOED BY TOWN COUNCIL

22 November 2013 No Comments by The Northern Standard

An endorsement of the SEE IT LOCAL, BUY IT LOCAL message, emphasised by The Northern Standard last week as an encouragement for the support of local businesses in the Christmas shopping period, was forthcoming at Monday night’s meeting of Monaghan Town Council.

Fianna Fáil councillor Robbie Gallagher stated that when people were considering their shopping and present-purchasing choices this Christmas, he would encourage them to consider shopping local.
“Every € spent in the town will help keep jobs in place,” he pointed out, adding that there was excellent value to be obtained in Monaghan outlets and a wide variety of retail businesses that compared favourably with anywhere else.

David Maxwell supported Colr Gallagher in his comments, urging anyone who could do so to shop locally in the run-up to Christmas and emphasising the importance to the town …

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