“Government committed to funding road projects in this region”

The Government’s committed to funding road projects in this region, according to the Transport Minister.

But Shane Ross says “there’s considerable pent up demand” for projects on regional and local roads, like the long awaited East-West Link from Dundalk to Sligo. However, he told the Dáil recently that the Government’s committed to spending at least €50 million on the A5 upgrade project, between Monaghan and Derry.

That project’s currently held up due to a Court challenge but Minister Ross says the Government is committed: