A dangerous junction on the N24 near Carrick on Suir is to be tackled.

A lengthy campaign to tackle notoriously dangerous junction on the Clonmel – Carrick on Suir road has paid off.

Department of Transport monies are being allocated for the N24 Arrigans Boreen Realignment project near Carrick.

Once a contractor is appointed work is set to get underway in the New Year

Junior Minister and Tipperary TD Tom Hayes has complimented residents of the area for showing great patience.

Following the confirmation of funding from Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe, Tom Hayes says the scheme should be completed within 6 months.