Sligo businessman: ‘Not enough money in rural plan to fund a footpath’

The head of the new ‘Revive the North West’ campaign says the money allocated under the government’s new rural programme ‘would not fund a footpath’ never mind a town or village.

Sligo restauranteur Anthony Gray and the group are taking a protest to the Dail on the 8th of February calling for better infrastructure for the region.

They say the planned new Collooney to Castlebaldwin bypass is not enough and a proper motorway is needed from Dublin to Sligo and onto Donegal.

Anyone interested in the campaign can attend a meeting in the Swan Room of the Glasshouse Hotel at 7pm tomorrow night, the 2nd of February.

Commenting on the new ‘Rural Revitalise Ireland Plan’ launched last week, Mr Gray says it’s too little: