Listen: Castlerea businessman hails N5 upgrade

Last week the government gave approval for a major upgrade of the N5 between Ballaghaderreen and Scramogue.

Environment Minister Denis Naughten confirmed the multimillion euro project is to go to An Bord Pleanála for planning approval, which will also kickstart a process of compulsory-purchase orders along the route.

Well-known west Roscommon businessman John Murphy thinks it’s a major boost to the business community in the Shannonside region.

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