Killarney is on the right road

Deputy Danny Healy-Rae
Cllr Maura Healy-Rae

A FATHER and daughter political team has welcomed the approval of significant funding for several roads that has been made available by Kerry County Council.

Over €1 million has been provisionally allocated for projects in Killarney under Kerry County Council’s road restoration programme for 2019.

Draft proposals for the 2019-2022 multi-annual restoration programme for the municipal district were discussed by councillors and officials and the plan is due to be ratified on Monday next.

Several roads in Killarney, including in residential areas, laneways and int he town centre, that have been badly in need of upgrades for years, have been included in the four-year plan

Welcoming the funding, Deputy Danny Healy-Rae and Cllr Maura Healy-Rae said they have both made many representations on behalf of residents in all areas.

The following works will be carried out:
Killarney West
€18,400 for 50 metres of the R-876 at Fair Hill
€150,813 for 365 metres of the R-876 at Rock Road, Killarney
€38,640 for 210 metres of the L-3907 at Woodlawn/Ballycasheen Road, Killarney
€71,500 for 520 metres of the L-3019 at Knocknahoe
€189,726 for 605 metres of the L-3018 for Kilcummin Village
€210,000 for 1,400 metres of the L-3018 Kilcummin Road
€120,000 for 300 metres of the L-3002  Currow Road, Farranfore
€90,000 for 1,000 metres of the L-11020 at Ballydunlea
€32,200 for 200 metres for the Lackabane, Fossa
€49,300 for 85 metres for St Anthony’s Place)
Killarney East
€103,950  for 315 metres of the L2029 College Road, Castleisland
€168,800 for 750 metres of the R-577 Knocknaboul to Ballydesmond
€47,500 for  500 metres of the L-3007  Dromulton to Ballybeg
€85,500 for 1000 metres of the L-3013  Knocknageeha to Tooreencahill
€171,000 for 2,000 metres of the L-2032 Cordal to Cordal East
€66,500 for 1,000 metres of the L-3014 Shrone Cross to Doocarrig
€132,269 for 2,000 metres of the L-7018 Toornanaunagh to Knockreagh

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