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Taoiseach says local cross border projects will be prioritised

Oct 22, 2020 15:10 By News Northern Sound
Taoiseach says local cross border projects will be prioritised Taoiseach says local cross border projects will be prioritised
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The Taoiseach has reaffirmed the Government’s commitment to major cross border projects. In a speech on the shared island strategy today, Micheál Martin

The Taoiseach has reaffirmed the Government’s commitment to major cross border projects.

In a speech on the shared island strategy today, Micheál Martin said the A5 Monaghan to Derry road upgrade and the Ulster Canal project are priorities.

€500 million in funding over the next five years was included in last week’s budget for projects in Northern Ireland.

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Work is ongoing on the planning of the next stage of the Ulster Canal project in Clones, where a new marina is to be built.

A greenway between Smithborough and Middletown in Armagh is also planned.

Speaking in Dublin Castle, Taoiseach Micheál Martin said there are a number of local projects the Government wants to see prioritised:

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