Funding Secured for Louth Coastal Works

Fine Gael TD for Louth, Peter Fitzpatrick, has welcomed the allocation of €114,300 for minor flood mitigation and coastal protection works in Louth.

“In Castlebellingham, €13,500 will be used to repair the sea defense; €10,800 will be used to construct a rock armor revetment at Annagasson, in Bullurgan €9,000 will be spent on placing a rock armor along the embankment and €81,000 has been allocated to carry out a coastal erosion risk management study in Dundalk Bay,” Fitzpatrick said.

All of these works are very worthwhile but the risk management study which will cover Greenore, Dillionstown and Blackrock is especially positive as it looks to the future for Dundalk Bay and will assess how we can protect our coast.”

The coastline in county Louth is an attraction for tourists and a wonderful amenity for local people. I look forward to seeing these works completed and to hearing the recommendations of the report which will influence the next steps to be taken to protect the county’s coastline,” concluded Fitzpatrick.

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