18 May 2022

New development in plans to extend Kilkenny Ring Road


The Castlecomer Road roundabout section of Kilkenny Ring Road

There has been a new development in plans to extend Kilkenny's Ring Road.

Kilkenny County Council has a brief ready for tender to procure consultants to prepare a Strategic Assessment Report on the proposed Ring Road extension.

The Report will play a vital role in how the design and planning phase of this important strategic project for Kilkenny proceeds.

Cllr Pat Fitzpatrick has said that the completion of the Ring Road ‘has to be at the forefront of the development of Kilkenny’.

“Without the extension of the Ring Road we cannot develop as a city and county,” he noted.

CEO of Kilkenny County Council, Colette Byrne highlighted earlier this year that the Ring Road project has been tied up in the court system for years and that Covid-19 has also had an impact.

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.

Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.