Fine Gael senator Jerry Buttimer said there is an acceptance the motorway is required to allow economic growth in Cork but there will be a large price to pay for residents in the areas it runs through.
“There is no major change in the route proposed. Residents took a very practical decision around the development in terms of trying to mitigate interference in the area adjacent to it. It’s disappointing that a lot of the issues raised at the oral hearing have been ignored.
Following the decision yesterday to grant permission for the N28 Ringaskiddy Motorway Rob McNamara examines the project and
the reaction to it being cleared.