A Donegal school which has notorious traffic problems outside its front door could be getting a new car park and set down area.
Parents and teachers at Magherabeg National School in Manorcunningham have foight for years over safety concerns at the school.
The school sits on a National Primary Route and hundreds of cars pass by its doors each day.
Children going to and coming from school are faced with dangers on a daily basis because of the large volumes of traffic.
The issue was again raised at yesterday’s meeting of the Letterkenny Municipal Authority by Councillor Donal Coyle.
Councillor Coyle said that parents and children quite literally “take their life in their hands” every time they come out of school.
He asked again that the council contact Transport Infrastructure Ireland, as a matter of urgency regarding the serious situation pertaining to traffic at the school.
He was told that the Road Design Section and the Area Engineer have been in consultation with the School Architect regarding a preplanning enquiry concerning the proposed option of providing a safe car park and set down area adjacent to the school.
The TII are aware of the Safety concerns and the progression of the proposed planning application.