Letterkenny Town Council rethinks traffic strategy around schools

Letterkenny Town Council is to abandon a proposal to create a "one way triangle" between St Eunan's College, Scoil Colmcille and St Eunan's Cathedral.

Officials say a survey carried out over the summer holidays indicated the proposal would not work. However, an alternative proposal to make Cathedral Road one way between Scoil Colmcille and St Eunan's Cathedral will be assessed before the end of the school year.

There is also the possibility of providing temporary school parking at the site of the old mart, but a decision on the mart's long term future is not likely until a major consultation process takes place.

Cllr Jimmy Harte raised the issue at a recent council meeting, he says with so many pupils attending schools in that area, it's vital that the right traffic management decisions are made........

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