Limerick councillor calls for ban on the use of helium balloons

first_imgBackground photo created by tirachard – www.freepik.comSPEAKING at this Monday’s meeting of Limerick City and County Council’s Environment Strategic Policy Committee, Cllr Jerome Scanlan (Ind) called for a ban on the use of helium balloons.“They are causing havoc with marine life,” Cllr Scanlan, who left the Fine Gael Party last week, told council members.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up His former party colleague Cllr Liam Galvin was not impressed. “Will you let the children have their balloons for the love and honour of God! Are you proposing that we take balloons off the children? “I suggest you leave this alone,” Cllr Galvin said.“I see people have been inhaling helium already today,” Fianna Fáil councillor Michael Collins commented. Previous articleFather-of-two is twelfth person to die on Limerick roads this yearNext articleTechPost | Are Tech Companies Banks? Episode 4 Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie NewsPoliticsLimerick councillor calls for ban on the use of helium balloonsBy Alan Jacques – December 5, 2019 674 Linkedin Twitter WhatsAppcenter_img Facebook Email Advertisement Printlast_img read more