Youghal and Castlemartyr Residents Kept Awake By Rattling Manhole Covers

By Seamus Whelehan


Some East Cork residents are being kept awake by things that go bump in the night independent Councillor Mary Linehan Foley told the May sitting of the East Cork Municipality.
The Municipality Chairwoman told the executive people living in areas of Youghal and Castlemartyr are being driven around the bend by rattling manhole covers, making their lives a nightmare.
She said sleep deprived residents in Youghal’s strand street and Castlemartyr were at their wits end.
“Its bang, bang, bang every time a car passes a manhole cover.”
Residents in strand street were particularly effected the Independent Cllr told the area engineer.
She said the echo was enough to keep residents in the small built up area awake at night.

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