18 Aug 2022

Councillors critical of speeding motorists on rural roads in KIlkenny

Speed  limit signs of 80kph in South Kilkenny boreens

A speed limit of 80 kilometres per hour is in place on all regional and local roads

Concerns have been raised about motorists speeding on rural roads at a recent meeting of the Castlecomer Municipal District.
Area Engineer, Philippe Beubry saud that a speed limit revenue would commence in September.
Cllr John Brennan said that some drivers on rural roads were ignoring the speed lmit signs and breaking the rules.
Chairman of the Castlecomer Municipal District, Cllr Pat Fitzpatrick said that he was ‘appalled at the speed of 80 kilometres per hour on a boreen that would not fit two bikes’.

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