€23 million to be allocated to Donegal County Council for roads

€23 million is to be allocated to Donegal County Council under the regional and local road grant allocations.

€23 million has been approved by way of grant allocation to Donegal County Council, Letterkenny Town Council will receive €395,000, Buncrana Town Council has been allocated €195,000 and Bundoran Town Council has been sanctioned for funding of €139,000.

Local authorities will also be provided with flexibility to change their programmes if necessary given the recent period of very severe weather.

Donegal South West Senator Brian O Domnhaill, said the allocation is annual, but in saying that, is still much needed:

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