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'We wouldn't be doing this if we didn't have to' - Eamonn Hore on re-starting process of picking new routes

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Eamonn Hore

Eamonn Hore

Eamonn Hore

With the eight potential routes for the new N11/N25 Oylegate to Rosslare Harbour Scheme now generating some serious discussion in the affected areas, perhaps the number one question on people's lips is: 'Why are we back here again?'

Around ten years ago, a route corridor for the project had been identified, however, with the country recovering from a major recession, funding never materialised and it was put on the back burner. With Brexit on the horizon and Rosslare Europort now seeing some long awaited investment, the timing has never been better to re-visit the project, but certain processes have to be followed in order to get it over the line.

'It's quite simple really,' said Director of Services at Wexford County Council Eamonn Hore.