The Downs paths need repairing

Damaged footpaths in The Downs housing estate in Portlaoise are to be inspected, following a request from Cllr Kathleen O’Brien ant the recent Portlaoise TC meeting.

Damaged footpaths in The Downs housing estate in Portlaoise are to be inspected, following a request from Cllr Kathleen O’Brien ant the recent Portlaoise TC meeting.

Town engineer Farhan Nasiem says the problem areas will be investigated and repaired if money is available.

“That is good, thank you, there are elderly people living in the area, and they have to get out on the road,” she said.