From Declan Breathnach, TD 20th April 2016

511. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when Louth County Council will receive a positive response to the request in November 2012 to retain the status of classification of the N51 and N52 road network in County Louth and whether he wil re-assert the social and economic significance of this road network; and his views on the matter. [7356/16]

From Minister Pascal Donohoe Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport

Section 10 of the Roads Act 1993 as amended by the Roads Act 2007 provides for the classification of national, regional and local roads.

Issues relating to the classification of the N51 and N52 are on file and will be dealt with as part of the next extensive review of roads classification which it is hoped to complete this year.