Transport Minister visits N24 Carrick “death trap”

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The Transport Minister has visited a stretch of the N24 near Carrick on Suir which is known locally as “the road of death”.

The junction for Pilltown has been the scene of a number of fatal crashes over the years

Locals in the area have long campaigned for a change to the road layout and improved safety levels on the Piltown/Fiddown bypass.

Tipperary TD Mattie McGrath accompanied Minister Shane Ross when he visited the site yesterday afternoon.

He’s hopeful that something will come from the visit to ease the concerns.