Quality transport infrastructure can enable growth in innovation, trade and tourism

The WDC argues that the Western Region, requires quality transport infrastructure for tourism development and so that the region’s entrepreneurs do not face a competitive disadvantage.

The road network remains the primary transport mode in Ireland, with two thirds of commuters travelling to work by car (Census 2011).

The Western Region is the most remote region of Ireland and thus requires good international air services to compete effectively in business and tourism.

Rail services are crucial to an advanced and efficient transport infrastructure.

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