Photos of the Opening of new M9 Waterford to Knocktopher Motorway
Peter Malone, Chairman of National Roads Authority speaking at the opening ceremony, - attended by Clifford Kelly, NRA Board of Directors, Liam Aylward M.E.P., Councillor Michael O'Brien, Cathaoirleach Kilkenny County Council, Noel Dempsey T.D. Minister for Transport, Senator John Paul Phelan, Joe Crockett, Kilkenny County Manager and Fred Barry C.E.O. National Roads Authority. (left to right)
The Bishop of Ossory Most Reverend Seamus Freeman performing the joint ecumenical blessing in conjunction with Reverend John Paul Kavanagh.
The Minister for Transport Noel Dempsey T.D. speaking at the opening ceremony.
The Minister for Transport Noel Dempsey T.D. cutting the ribbon.
Mr Theo Cullinane, Managing Director of BAM Civil Ltd (formerly Ascon) makes his address at the M9 Phase 2 Road Opening Ceremony
First drive on the new motorway!
Ned Greene of Kilkenny Vintage Club driving vintage car in at ceremony in Knocktopher with Minister Noel Dempsey and Councillor Michael O'Brien in ebullient mood.