Ballymote Tubbercurry MD meeting to take place at Ireland West Airport

Councillors from the Ballymote – Tubbercurry Municipal District meet at Ireland West Airport in Knock later today.


Local representatives and management at the airport are set to discuss a range of issues while a progress report on the facility is also expected.


The airport operator last year enjoyed a pre-tax profit of just over €2m after the airport generated record revenues of almost €18m.


One topic on todays agenda is the N17 and how an upgrade to the notorious route would benefit not only the airport, but the wider North West region.


Local Independent Cllr Michael Clarke is insisting that its all systems go for the project: