Blaney launches petition to highlight need for new Letterkenny Link

Donegal North East Deputy Niall Blaney has launched an online petition to highlight the need for improved road infrastructure in Donegal to complement the N2/A5 Dual Carriageway, which is due to be completed in 2015.

Deputy Blaney says the Bonagee Link, incorporating a second bridge over the River Swilly is vital to the future growth of Letterkenny, and it is also a priority of Letterkenny Town Council.

However, when the governemnt long fingered the Letterkenny to Lifford road earlier this year, it did not bode well for the Letterkenny element of the plan.

There had been some suggestions that the Bonagee improvements could proceed on their own, but Deputy Blaney believes the two will have to come together............

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