« BackGriffin will focus on major road projects if re-elected

A Kerry Fine Gael TD says the number of people at work in the region has increased by 16,000 during the lifetime of the Government.

Brendan Griffin, who is seeking re-election, says the Live Register in the county stood at 18,000 and has now reduced by a third.

Brendan Griffin

He says his focus will be on getting the Macroom and Adare bypass and N69 road schemes, which are included in the capital plan, built.

Deputy Griffin says initiatives such as the South West Regional Jobs Plan will help create employment: