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Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism, and Sport, Michael Ring, yesterday announced the restoration of a roads goodwill payment, as part of an overall package of measures for landowners affected by road schemes. This follows detailed discussions between the Department of Transport, Tourism, and Sport, the Irish Farmers’ Association, and the National Roads Authority.
Residents in Barna have set up an action group due to their concerns over the proposed new Galway city bypass. The group will hold a public meeting in Barna Golf Club next Wednesday evening at 8pm.
Fine Gael TD for Mayo, Michelle Mulherin, has called for a full review of speed limits currently in place across Mayo including in housing estates and areas where children play. Deputy Mulherin was speaking following the launch of a new document entitled “Guidelines for Setting and Managing Speed Limits”, which has been produced by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD.
The way the State deals with property owners in Ireland has been severely criticised by Galway County councillors, one of whom described its approach as being “totally unacceptable”. It follows a discussion to remove the threat of compulsory purchase orders hanging over landowners on the proposed greenway route between Galway and Ballinasloe.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny, TD, has welcomed the allocation of €19,109,576 to Mayo County Council under the 2015 National
Claremorris based councillor, Tom Connolly, said he is dreading the day he wakes up to news of a road traffic fatality involving schoolchildren at a dangerous junction outside a Gaelscoil just off the N17 at Lochan na mBan.
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring this week warmly welcomed the announcement by the National Roads Authority that further road works will take place on the N59 Rossow Bends at Kilmeena, Westport. The N59 Rossow Bends scheme, between Newport and Westport, is 1.8km in length and continues from the N59 Kilbride Scheme which was completed 2012. The Rossow Bends section is part of the overall N59 Westport to Mulranny Road Improvement Scheme.
The long-awaited N59 Maam Cross to Oughterard road improvement project is to be progressed under the National Road Authority (NRA) Minor Works Scheme for 2015, details of which were announced last evening.
The contract for the N59 improvement scheme at Moycullen was signed yesterday (Wednesday) in Galway County Council buildings in the presence of the Cathaoirleach of Galway County Council, Cllr Mary Hoade, and representatives from Wills Bros. Ltd, the company awarded the contract, and the National Roads Authority.