The North Cork village of Dromina is to receive a €100,000 facelift in the coming weeks, thanks to Cork County Council.
Members of Cork County Council recently approved the statutory planning process for improvements within the picturesque village. Some of the works that will be carried out in Dromina village over the coming weeks include:
· Uncontrolled pedestrian crossings
· Raised table top ramps
· Traffic calming measures including traffic island, build outs and kerbing
· Repair of existing footpaths and construction of new footpaths
· Improved lining and signage
· Tree planting & shrubbery
The enhancement works will be funded by Cork County Council’s Kanturk/Mallow Municipal District village enhancement funding and recently approved Clár funding applied for by Cork County Council and successful.
Welcoming the traffic calming and enhancement works for Dromina village, local Independent Cllr. John Paul O’ Shea said “This is wonderful news and a great achievement for the residents of Dromina which will reduce vehicular speeds through the village and improve road safety for all road users. Cork County Council has been in liaison with Dromina Community Council on this initiative since early this year and it is wonderful to now see a plan for to enhance the village which has the approval of all. These works will also be of enormous benefit to the commuters who travel through the village of Dromina on a daily basis, which is located on the busy Regional Road – R578”.
Cllr. O’ Shea added “It is important we in Cork County Council do as much as possible to support villages like Dromina to take a leading part in enhancing and maintaining their village. This project has brought about a great sense of community spirit and willingness and I want to say a special word of thanks to the Community Council in Dromina and to the staff of Kanturk/Mallow Municipal District for their assistance in recent months in ensuring this project proceeds.