Not even roadworks which were planned for the North can stop Donegal supporters marching onwards to Croke Park.
It follows confirmation from the Department for Regional Development that scheduled roadworks in Strabane which would cause traffic delays for Donegal supporters travelling to Dublin from the North West will now be deferred.
The SDLP’s mark Mr Durkan welcomed the move.
“As soon as I became aware of the GAA concerns for supporters’ journeys I contacted the Minister for Regional Development Danny Kennedy.
“I stressed that the scheduled roadworks on the Great Northern Link in Strabane would cause untold disruption to supporters, and that the planned diversion routes would not easily accommodate the volume of traffic that All-Ireland Sunday would bring.
“In fairness the Minister’s office quickly took the point about the disproportionate impact of the proposed closure for works on this key artery on this of all occasions.
“I want to thank the Minister and his officials who came back quickly to say that the work will now be deferred.
“We don’t want people to have a difficult journey on what we all hope will be a great day for Donegal!”Tags: