Five billion euro needed over next seven years to repair country’s roads

Five billion euro is needed over the next seven years to repair the country’s roads, according to the new Transport Minister. Road2 106 million has been set aside for emergency repairs, caused by February’s flooding, but Shane Ross claims that won’t be enough. Officials say road quality will continue to decline over the next three years because not enough will be spent to keep them in a steady state until then. Conor Faughnan of AA Roadwatch says smaller roads pose the biggest problem: [audio_player src=””]