Cllr Paul Canning hits out at road allocation for Donegal North-East

A Donegal Councillor says the allocation of money for Regional and Local Roads by the Department of Transport this week is a joke, and claims political influence undermined Donegal County Council's input in the process.

Minister Leo Varadker is being urged to investigate and comment.

According to Cllr Paul Canning, councillors and officials had spent hours finalising a priority list, which was sent to the Department of Transport, with approximately €900,000 in funding sought for each of the two constituencies.

However, Cllr Canning says the actual allocations did not follow that pattern...

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