Disappointment at N24 exclusion in National Planning Framework

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There is disappointment at the exclusion of the N24 from the National Planning framework.

The 115 billion euro investment plan is due to be unveiled by the government tomorrow.

Officials in Tipperary County Council called for an upgrade of the N24 as part of their own vision document and had met with the Transport Minister Shane Ross to discuss the issue.

This also follows criticism from a researcher involved in the framework document who said that a Cork Limerick motorway was not needed.

It had been hoped that the N24 would form part of that motorway, but it’s now not expeced to be included when the plan is unveiled.

Tipperary Independant Deputy Seamus Healy says the N24 needs immediate attention…