NK Literary Trust denies pressure to unveil statue to Bryan McMahon

The Chairman of the North Kerry Literary Trust is denying they came under pressure from the Office Of Public Works to unveil the statue to Bryan McMahon during Writer`s Week. The memorial to the late North Kerry writer is in this years Writers Week programme to be unveiled on June 5th. However the North Kerry Literary Trust will not have received full planning status for the statue by that date. Deputy Jimmy Deenihan says a request for further information delayed the project.