Discussions regarding the removal of English place names from road signs have again been sparked.
This follows recent instances of people spray painting over the English place names on signposts, leaving only the original Irish visible.
Cllr Michael McClafferty says such actions solves nothing at all, apart from putting pressure on the council and TII’s resources for new signs when required, often with a long wait before signs can be replaced.
Bairbre Uí Chathaill from Líonra Leitir Ceanainn says that spraying over the names isn’t the right way to start this conversation:
Glenties Councillor Michael Cholm Mac Giolla Easbuig says that there is a need for Donegal County Council to follow Gaeltacht areas in other parts of Ireland – and return to Irish-only signs…