Independant Cllr speaks out on the fianancing of Jeanie

Independent Cllr Brendan Cronin says there are still questions to be answered about how the Jeanie Johnston ran four times over budget. He says the money pumped into the project by the Exchequer and the ratepayers of Kerry would have completed the community hospitals in Tralee and Dingle. He says there are still outstanding issues.Spokesman for the Board Frank Hayes says all the options were explored in deciding the future for the ship. He says all the initial objectives of the project have been achieved and the Jeanie will continue to be an asset to the country.