Donegal County Council to seek funding for A5 linkages

County Councillors have agreed to seek a meeting with the the Transport ministers on both sides of the border in an attempt to secure funding for Donegal linkages to the new A5 motorway from Derry
to Aughnacloy.

In response to motions from Councillors Cora Harvey and Mick Quinn on the issue the council has also agreed to seek an urgent meeting with the National Roads Authority.

There are concerns that little progress is being made on improving the N15 Ballybofey to Lifford and the N14 Letterkenny to Lifford roads. However Councillors were told that the delay is not from within the
county but through a lack of funding at a national level.

Councillor Mick Quinn says it is important that funding is secured..........

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