More Than €100m Secured For Flood Damaged Roads

More than €100 million has been announced for local authorities to carry out repairs on roads damaged by the recent flooding.

The funding has been announced by Transport Minister, Paschal Donohoe, who's Department will oversee the distribution of the money to local authorities for a works programme to deal with infrastructure repairs in the transport sector.

Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe said: "My Department will be engaging closely with Local Authorities to put together work programmes. This funding will also include for preventative works on key roads across the country. The aim will be to ensure that critical repairs are addressed as quickly as possible."


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