Councillor urges county to be proactive with overgrown hedges

Patrick Connor Scarteen 1Overgrown hedges and trees on our roadsides are a serious and dangerous road hazard. That’s according to Councillor Patrick Connor-Scarteen, who presented the motion at a monthly meeting of Kerry County Council. Cllr Connor-Scarteen said, while the policy is in place to tackle this problem, there needs to be a more targeted implementation to ensure compliance. He added that having one roads enforcement officer for the entire county is not enough. [audio_player src=””]