March 10, 2024

Clon’s Traffic Problems Need New Ideas

It will come as no surprise to any of you, that traffic is an issue regularly raised at the doors of Clonakilty; with the town continuing to grow, the number of vehicles that pass through the Clon is constantly on the rise. Unfortunately the road network in the town was never designed to handle this level of traffic. The recently-implemented …

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September 19, 2023

Planners Need To Plan Ahead

A photograph of a traffic jam, taken from the perspective of a driver.

As we approach the 2024 Local Elections, I want to start sharing my vision for West Cork. I firmly believe that it’s time that we address the challenges posed by shortsighted planning regulations that have left Cork County Council constantly playing catch-up with the needs of our community. To be clear, this is not a critique of our council planners …

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