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Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo Dara Calleary says successive years of government underinvestment in our roads network has left many local and regional routes in extremely dangerous condition.
The stark reality is that to date this year, 156 people have been killed on Irish roads, thirty more than the same period last year. 166 people lost their lives on Irish roads in 2015. 23 persons have been killed on Western roads to date in 2016 and nine of those have been in Galway, four in Mayo, two in Clare and eight in Roscommon.
The state of the roads in county areas is so bad, a competition for the “worst roads in Galway would be very popular and there would be many justified entries”, according to Independent senator Fidelma Healy-Eames.