Walk In Laois To Raise Money For CCTV Cameras

Written 1 week ago by Hannah Murphy


A seven kilometre walk is being held in Laois this weekend to raise money for CCTV cameras.

Woodenbridge Community Alert group is holding the event on Sunday at 2pm, with athlete Avril Deegan also expected to take part.

A scheme for communities to generate money for the cameras has been surrounded by controversy after a disagreement over who should be responsible for the footage, though it’s been agreed the local authority will take charge of it.

Chairperson of the organisation, Michael G. Phelan, details what locations they want to be monitored;