Close Call Highlights Serious Road Safety Issues At West Clare Primary School

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Major concerns have been raised over the potential for a serious road traffic incident at a West Clare primary school.

It’s after a near miss at Kildysart National School last week, in which a child was nearly knocked down after inadvertently stepping out onto the main road in front of a passing car.

The building is situated on a hill and as a result traffic unfamiliar with its location approaching from the Ennis side tend to build up speed as they’re unaware a school lies ahead.



Principal of Kildysart National School, Kathleen Ryan says a collective effort is needed to prevent a tragedy.

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