Dunmore East Dredging Announced

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, today announced the full details of a €17.8m Capital Investment Package for the ongoing development of Ireland’s publicly owned fishery harbors and local harbor network.

In announcing the initiative the Minister said: “I have set aside €14.9m towards safety, maintenance and new development works at the six Fishery Harbor Centers at Howth, Dunmore East, Castletownbere, Dingle, Rossaveel and Killybegs, in addition to the completion of infrastructural improvement and storm damage repair works at North Harbor, Cape Clear which is also owned by my Department.”

Flagship projects in the 2015 Capital Program include major dredging works at Dunmore East, the provision of small craft harbors and pontoons in Howth, Rossaveal and Killybegs, electrical upgrading in Castletownbere, and necessary remedial works to the main pier in Dingle.

In addition, the Bull Nose Development and the Duffy’s Pier storm damage repair projects at North Harbor Cape Clear are to be completed.

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