Over €6 million has been allocated for County Longford’s regional and local roads under 2017 funding announced by Transport Minister, Shane Ross, with roads around the new with Center Parcs Longford Forest holiday village being made a key priority, with €1 million being allocated.
Longford/Westmeath Independent Alliance TD, Deputy Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran said he was delighted to have secured a significant increase in funding for the constituency in 2017, which will see €6.8 million and €6.1 million allocated to Westmeath and Longford, respectively, for road improvement and maintenance works.
Deputy Moran added, “I am particularly delighted that my fellow Independent Alliance and colleague, Minister Ross has recognised the need to invest strongly in the upgrading of roads that surround the Center Parcs Longford Forest project in Ballymahon. This funding is critical to the success of the project and the full allocation sought by Longford County Council has been delivered.”
'Boxer' continued, “It also reflects this Government’s commitment to the project and how we view its future significance, not just for Longford but for the entirety of the Longford/Westmeath constituency."
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