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A Donegal TD has cautiously welcomed the recent announcement of over €32m for regional and local roads for Donegal for 2020. Pat the Cope Gallagher says that although the allocation of funds for the repair of these roads are needed, there is a lack of ambition to deal with the…

A Donegal election candidate is claiming that more than three-quarters of the money allocated last year for work on a bridge in the county was unspent and returned to the Department of Transport. Fianna Fail candidate Eimear McGuinness says that of €150,000 allocated for Fintra Bridge in 2018, only €35,572…

The Minister for Transport has approved funding for the Western Distributor Road in Sligo and Fintra Bridge in Donegal. They are part of the Regional and Local Grant allocations announced by Shane Ross today. There have been calls for many years now for work to be done on Fintra Bridge…

A Donegal councillor believes work on two bridges in the South of the county would have been done years ago if local schemes had not been suspended. Independent councillor John Campbell was part of a delegation from the Donegal Municipal District to meet with Transport Minister Shane Ross about funding…

Replacing Fintra bridge will cost in the region of €1.5m. But Councillors in Donegal are hoping that the Minister for Transport will be open to investing in this important link for people in the Kilcar, Carrick and Glencolmcille areas and for tourists to access Sliabh Liag. Independent Councillor Niamh Kennedy…

A Sinn Fein councillor believes the only way Fintra Bridge in Donegal can be upgraded is if Transport Infrastructure Ireland provide funding. Councillor Noel Jordan raised the issue at a meeting of Donegal Municipal District this week in which he called for the R263 between Killybegs and Clencolmcille to be…