Urgent priority must be given to delivering A5 road scheme – O’Neill
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“All statutory processes were undertaken by then Sinn Féin Minister for Regional Development, Conor Murphy at that time who in fact awarded contracts with construction to start in 2012.
“The Irish government then paused its £400m financial offer, which was later reduced to £80m.”
Mrs O’Neill added: “The scheme has been beset by several legal challenges since, and public inquiries.
“We have sadly seen fatalities on this very long stretch of road and families left completely devastated. This needs to be confronted and the scheme delivered to save lives.