Friday September 18, 2020

‘Democracy breakdown’ in Naas over €10 million road

Kildare County Council is planning an inner relief road through a number of estates in Naas which, it says, will help to alleviate traffic, but the proposal split the nine-member Naas municipal district council

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
5th May, 2019
Naas councillor Darren Scully

A €10 million road in Naas has triggered such controversy that a Kildare County Council official claims that “democracy has broken down” in the town.

Kildare County Council is planning an inner relief road through a number of estates in the town which, it says, will help to alleviate traffic in the town, but the proposal split the nine-member Naas municipal district council, which has the job of ratifying or rejecting the planned...

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