Mc Conalogue hits out at government silence on the A5

first_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Mc Conalogue hits out at government silence on the A5 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North The Government has stongly rejected accusation from a Donegal TD that it is not full committed to the A5 dual carraigeway upgrade.Charlie McConologue raised the issue in the Dail hitting out at Transport Minister Leo Varadkar for not being present to answer the question.The A5 has been stalled after a Judge in the Northern Ireland upheld an objection from the Alternative A5 Alliance which related to the European Habitats directive.Deputy McConologue says since the decision, no senior Government members have spoken out – he says that wouldn’t be the case if the road was elsewhere in the country:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/a5chas.mp3[/podcast]Responding, Junior Minister  John Perry said the government remains committed to the project, and put up this defence of its handling of the situation:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/a5john.mp3[/podcast] News Twitter 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Previous articleKerrykeel man jailed for five years for endangering the life of a gardaNext articleMen charged in connection with dissident display back in court News Highland By News Highland – April 26, 2013 WhatsApp Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th center_img Pinterest Facebook Google+ Pinterest Facebook Google+ Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal WhatsApp Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more