SIGNIFICANT ADDITIONAL ROADS FUNDING FOR COUNTY MONAGHAN

1 November 2018 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Significant additional funding for the repair of roads in Co Monaghan was announced this week. Monaghan Co Council is to get €550,000 for regional and local road repair, and €290,841 for the repair of non-public rural roads under the Local Improvement Scheme. The announcements come after a much-criticised visit to the county recently by Minister for Transport Shane Ross TD which failed to satisfy local public representatives who had been petitioning him to make a more extensive tour of the county to see the condition of roads for himself.

The allocations were unreservedly welcomed by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation and local Fine Gael Dáil Deputy Heather Humphreys, who also pointed out that Co Cavan had benefited to the tune….

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