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For Written Answer on : 08/09/2022
Question Number(s): 289 Question Reference(s): 44004/22
Department: Transport
Asked by: David Stanton T.D.


To ask the Minister for Transport further to Parliamentary Question No. 222 of 17 May 2022, the status of the proposed bypassing of Castlemartyr on the N25 national road in east Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter.


As Minister for Transport I have responsibility for overall policy and exchequer funding in relation to the National Roads Programme.  Under the Roads Acts 1993-2015 and in line with the National Development Plan (NDP), the planning, design and construction of individual national roads is a matter for Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII), in conjunction with the local authorities concerned. This is also subject to the Public Spending Code and the necessary statutory approvals.   In this context, TII is best placed to advise you on the status of this project.

Noting the above position, I have referred your question to TII for a direct reply.  Please advise my private office if you do not receive a reply within 10 working days.