Leitrim Councillor refusing to apologise for allegedly using N-word at meeting

A Leitrim Councillor has refused to apologise for repeatedly using the n-word at a local meeting this week.

Cllr Des Guckian was asked to withdraw the racist word, but he refused to do so.

He made the remarks after he raised issues on road repairs at a municipal meeting of Carrick-on-Shannon councillors.

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Speaking on local radio in Sligo, the independent councillor said that he used the language to show that people in his area were being treated as second-class citizens…