Hauliers are set to shut down a busy road in The Avondhu region to protest against, what they say, is its dangerous condition. 

Truckers have issued a stark warning about a stretch on the Mallow to Mitchelstown road located at Waterdyke near Shanballymore.

They say that the road, the N73, is unfit to be used as a national route. 

Cllr Frank Roche from Castletownroche said he supports the protest and said that the problem of the road’s narrowness will lead ultimately to serious injury or worse for some motorists. 

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