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“THE SOW ON THE BROW” – MCELVANEY TAKES POTSHOT AT THE FLYING PIG!

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6 Dec 2014 Comments Off on “THE SOW ON THE BROW” – MCELVANEY TAKES POTSHOT AT THE FLYING PIG!
“THE SOW ON THE BROW” – MCELVANEY TAKES POTSHOT AT THE FLYING PIG!

Criticism of the expenditure made on the ‘flying pig’ art installation situated along the Castleblayney by-pass in Co Monaghan was voiced by Fine Gael councillor Hugh McElvaney at Monday’s resumed Budget Meeting of Monaghan Co Council in Carrickmacross. Dubbing the St Maeldóid’s pig sculpture “the sow on the brow”, Colr McElvaney said that he had seen the work on his way to the meeting, although it was “half-hid” in fairness to the engineering staff. The veteran FG public representative was critical of the expenditure of €100,000 on this project, which was funded ...