Four Lane pedestrian lights to be turned on tomorrow

PEDESTRIAN traffic lights on the four lane road are set to become active this week as the final residual works to the N56 come to an end. The lights were trailed in December last year, but were switched off ahead of the festive period. The infrastructure will be the latest for the Four Lane Project […]

Further calls for safety measures at Letterkenny school

PARENTS have spoken of how they have to drive a 300-yard distance from their home to drop their children off at a Letterkenny school because it is not safe to walk the short stretch. Fresh calls were made this week by parents, grandparents and the principal of Lurgybrack National School for greater safety measures to be rolled […]

New speed limit in place during four lane road works

GARDAI are reminding motorists of the reduced speed limit on the N56 as safety upgrading on the four lanes is underway. Most of the work between the Polestar Roundabout and the Dry Arch is being carried out at night time in a bid to keep traffic disruption to a minimum. The speed limit for the […]

Man dies after two-car collision outside Creeslough

A TEENAGER has died following a two-car collision on the N56 between Creeslough and Portnablagh last night.The incident happened  at around 9.30pm and the 19-year-old man, who was a passenger in one of the cars, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the car and another passenger, both men in their 20s, were […]

Major upgrade of N56 to be completed in 18 months

A CONTRACTOR is to be appointed to carry out the latest phase of upgrading to the N56 for a section of roadway connecting Dungloe to Glenties. It was announced today that work on the 3.6km of roadway from Kilkenny – Maas – Letterilly will cost €12 million and will be completed in 18 months. Pat […]


Log Cabin Road Works on N56 will be funded in 2016

Cllr Seamus Ó Domhnaill has today (Tuesday) confirmed that he has received confirmation from the TII formerly the NRA that an allocation of monies will be made to carry out works on the N56 at the log Cabin in Creeslough.