A local councillor is calling for immediate intervention by eir after a manhole cover on Spencer street in castlebar has collapsed.

Councillor Ger Deere says this has become a regular occurrence around the town where such covers are collapsing or buckling and cause a serious health and safety issue.

The covers have been in place for decades old, and were installed over 30 years ago when Eir was known as P and T.

Councillor Deere says something needs to happen as a matter of urgency before someone is seriously injured.

He has been speaking to Midwest Radio's Alannah Nolan....


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