Leitrim councillor wants second bridge built over the River Shannon

A Leitrim councillor is calling for the construction of a second bridge over the River Shannon.

Councillor Des Guckian made the motion at yesterday’s meeting of Carrick-on-Shannon Municipal District.

According to the Councillor, the bridge is the “only” solution to traffic problems in the region, which he claims can cause delays of up to half an hour or more.

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He claimed other councillors gave him “limited support” when he raised the motion.

Speaking to Shannonside FM, Councillor Guckian says it’s not fair on the people of the town: