Tender process for Macroom Bypass to begin later this month

The Macroom Bypass project has taken a major step forward.

Minister of State and Kerry TD Brendan Griffin says the N22 project will be going to tender for construction later this month.

It is expected a successful bidder will be selected in the Spring.

Construction is due to begin before the end of next year.

Junior Minister Brendan Griffin said the announcement is very positive news for Kerry.