Can’t afford to patch roads

The council’s patching unit has been taken off the roads in the west of the county for financial reasons. Director of services, Kieran Kehoe said the council’s own velocity patching unit, which is based in Portlaoise will be made available for the rest of the county.

The council’s patching unit has been taken off the roads in the west of the county for financial reasons. Director of services, Kieran Kehoe said the council’s own velocity patching unit, which is based in Portlaoise will be made available for the rest of the county.

Cllr John Joe Fennelly raised the issue at last week’s council meeting.