*Cllr Pat Daly. Photograph: Eamon Ward

CHILDREN of Gallows Hill “will be safe from now on,” an Ennis councillor has predicted following confirmation that new signage will be erected in the area.

Installation of two ‘children playing’ signs at the St Flannan’s College side of Collins Park and Gallows Hill were requested by Cllr Pat Daly (FF).

He explained, “drivers are avoiding the newly installed speed bumps on the main road and are instead using the local link road where children play outside their houses”.

Senior executive engineer, Eamon O’Dea confirmed that signage would be put in place at Collins Park.

This prompted Cllr Daly at the December sitting of the Ennis Municipal District to remark, “the children of Gallows Hill will be safe from now on”.

Support for the measures was voiced by Cllr Clare Colleran Molloy (FF) and Cllr Paul Murphy (FG).

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