Appeal for emergency funds to fix Caragh Bridge

BUSINESS owners and residents in Caragh village made a number of calls this week to have the narrow bridge that gives road access to Naas and the M7 reopened. Local representatives highlighted the issue and Cllr Robert Power has written to the Minister Transport asking for emergency funds to repair the bridge. Kildare Co Council closed the bridge for safety reasons after it was damaged on 22 August and said it will remain closed until further notice. Locals have been told that it could take up to three months for it to be repaired.

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