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TD seeks safety audit for Clonakilty Hospital junction on N71

LOCAL Fine Gael TD Jim Daly has raised the issue of the Clonakilty Hospital junction on the N71 with Cork County Council and the National Roads Authority with a view to having a safety audit carried out at this junction.   Deputy Daly pointed to access to Clonakilty Hospital as a major issue and concern for staff and relatives of patients who are forced to use this dangerous entrance often on

West Cork set for pay parking battle

BATTLE lines are being drawn between newly elected councillors and county officials over proposals to introduce pay and display parking across West Cork.   At a recent meeting of the council at County Hall, County Manager Tim Lucey said that a clause in the recent local government legislation may make it impossible for councillors to prevent the introduction of pay parking.

Enough is enough – action needed to stop carnage on N71

MORE lives will be lost unless funding is found to improve a dangerous stretch of road between Clonakilty and Rosscarbery on the N71, that’s according to local Fine Gael councillor Noel O’Donovan.   Cllr O’Donovan confirmed to West Cork Times he will be putting a motion before the next meeting of councillors at County Hall calling on Cork County Council to demand funding is released from the National Roads Authority