Road funding cuts will mean more costs in the long term – Gallagher

A Donegal County Councillor is warning that road funding for the county could be cut by even more than initially anticipated.

It's expected that the council's road funding will be slashed by 15%, although there are worries that this could rise to 25%.

Sinn Fein Cllr Marie Therese Gallagher says this is a short sighted measure, arguing that by cutting roads funding, the Government will make no savings.

She says that as a result of the cuts, the roads here will degrade even more, which in the long term will prove more costly.............