MONAGHAN COUNCILLORS SUPPORT A5 ROAD UPGRADE

28 February 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Michael Fisher

Monaghan County Councillors have written to the public inquiry in Omagh into the A5 western transport corridor backing the proposed project to improve the main road between Aughnacloy and Derry. At the February meeting of the Council, the members passed a resolution of support for the scheme, alongside the proposed development of the N2 Dublin to Derry road from Ardee in Co. Louth through Co. Monaghan to the border with Northern Ireland near Moybridge.

The members told the inquiry they wished to see the A5 development progressed “as a matter of urgency”. The letter coincided with the first meeting of a cross-border group of Councillors including some members of Monaghan County Council to co-ordinate and intensify the lobby to ensure that the road project is delivered.

The A5/N2 committee includes representatives from the various local authorities along the route, bringing together Monaghan and Donegal Councils, with Mid….

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