€445,000 for Wexford Harbours and Piers

By Dan Walsh

Senator Malcolm Byrne has welcomed the announcement by Agriculture and the Marine Minister, Charlie McConalogue of government investment amounting to €445,000 for harbours and piers across Co. Wexford. One quarter of the funding (€111,750) will be provided by Wexford County Council.

KILMORE QUAY

Most of the cost will be spent at Kilmore Quay with many projects including upgrade of power points, repair to quay walls, mooring bollards, access ladder on the west pier. Repair works to the marina and painting of the marina piles.

Other projects include public lighting at Fethard Pier, the construction of a safety barrier on the slipway at Cahore Pier and improving the power supply at Wexford Quay and remedial works to Ferrybank slipway. Duncannon is set to get an new waste oil tank, some improvements at Ballyhack, repairs to the marina at New Ross and the quay walls at Killurin are earmarked for repairs.

Senator Byrne told WexfordLocal.com; “For our coastal communities, ongoing investment in our harbours and piers is vital. Apart from repair work, this allocation of funding will also make many of the facilities safer and more useable by the public.”

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