Listowel Mayor offers to mediate in dispute.

The Mayor of Listowel Tim O leary has offered to mediate in the ongoing dispute between publicans and Travelers. Mayor O Leary says he’s concerned at the negative publicity the issue is generating for the town nationally. Speaking on this mornings Kerry Today he said there has always been a good relationship between pubs and Travelers in Listowel. However the Mayor says he’s concerned that groups from outside the town may be brought in and this could inflame the situation. He claims he’s happy to sit down with both sides to avoid any escalation of the issue.