The Good Friday Implementation Committee has been urged to do all it can to make sure the construction of the A5 remains a priority for both the Northern and Irish Governments.
The Mayors of Derry, Donegal, Strabane and Omagh attended a meeting of the committee today in Dublin with all the other districts and boroughs along the A5 route represented.
Two sections of the A5 will progress shortly; a third section is on hold due to the Irish government significantly downscaling a previous funding commitment.
Among those addressing the committee was the Donegal County manager Seamus Neely - he highlighted the importance of the A5 from a safety perspective:
Seamus Neely also called on the committee to ensure the A5 is a priority and to push for other funding mechanisms to aid its completion: