Lack of money and a three-day working week for council road workers are hampering repairs of the country's potholes, particularly in County Louth.

Report shows Newstime graphics and in-studio Alasdair Jackson introducing the segment.

Road junction outside the town of Dunleer, County Louth.

Speed limit road sign.

Potholes in the road's surface and a car slowly driving through a particularly bad stretch of road.

Vox pop interviews with drivers on the state of the road.

Interview with Micheál O'Donnell, Vice Chair, Louth County Council, on why the roads are in such a bad state.

Interview with local residents on the poor roads.

The reporter is Teresa Mannion.

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