Lives will be lost or serious injuries will be sustained at two notorious junctions in the Cong area, if action is not taken, a local councillor has warned.

Fianna Fail Councillor Damien Ryan was speaking at the monthly meeting of Claremorris Municipal District.

The first junction he highlighted is where traffic to Lisloughrey Lodge, a pier and the local GAA club all meet the main Cross to Cong road, which is an extremely busy route.

The councillor asked for a design to be immediately prepared to improve the intersection.

Councillor Ryan also raised concerns about Gortacurra junction on the Cong/Cross road .

He told Midwest News today it will be too late to act when someone sustains serious injuries or is fatally injured at either location.


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