It’s claimed a significant funding boost proposed for East Clare will be vital for advancing road safety in the region.
It comes as a General Municipal Allocation of €245,000 has been proposed for the Killaloe Electoral area at a special budgetary meeting this week.
The funding is traditionally used by local representatives to support discretionary projects such as community and sporting organisations.
Maghera based Fianna Fáíl Councillor and East Clare Cathaoirleach Pat Hayes says that more recently however the money has been used for vital traffic calming measures that otherwise wouldn’t have seen the light of day.
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