Tipperary council to write to Gardai over Ballina traffic

North Tipperary County Council is to write to the Gardai over motorists breaking the lights on the bridge in Ballina. Cllr Jonathan Meaney told Newport area council: “There is going to be an accident.”

North Tipperary County Council is to write to the Gardai over motorists breaking the lights on the bridge in Ballina. Cllr Jonathan Meaney told Newport area council: “There is going to be an accident.”

He was backed by Cllr Phyll Bugler.

Senior engineer Michael F Hayes warned that changing the light sequence could have consequences for the Clare side of the bridge.

“There is not a lot we can do if people go through a red light,” he said.