Local Councillor says works in Collooney could improve traffic flow

A Sligo Councillor believes that planned works in Collooney present the ideal opportunity to explore an overall proposal for a one way system for the village.


Sligo County Council is progressing planned road surfacing and footpath enhancement works including junction tightening along the R290 in Collooney from its junction with Barrack St west to the bridge.


It is further proposed to make a section of the village into a one way system with works currently at preliminary design stage.


The Council is set to hold a public consultation on the proposals next month.


Cllr Thomas Walsh says it’s a step in the right direction and hopes that in time, the entire village will be made into a one way system: