Tuesday, May 04, 2021

835,000 in funding has been awarded to eight piers and harbours across Mayo.

This funding has been allocated under Ports & Harbours through the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

The recipients of the funding include Kilcummin, Belderrig, Porturlin, Rinroe, Killerduff, Roy, Purteen and Mulranny.

Porturlin Harbour has been allocated an overall funding package of €200,000 for improvement works; Purteen Harbour gets €45,000 for remedial works to the slipway; Roy receives €70,000 for remedial works on the pier; Rinroe €60,000 for safety improvement works; Killerduff Pier will be allocated €60,000 towards the removal of rocks and debris from the harbour area, repairs to the slipway and breakwater wall; At Belderrig, €150,000 is to be invested in safety improvement works, including replacement of existing winch system, ladders and railings; In Kilcummin €100,000 will be allocated for repairs to the old breakwater wall and safety works to the slipway and pier; At Mulranny, €150,000 will be spent on remedial works to the pier/sea wall.

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