Funding announced for piers in the region

Rosses Point Pier and Raghly Pier in county Sligo have been approved for funding.

€138,000 has been approved for the two projects.

The two projects are part of a national announcement by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed under the 2017 Fishery Harbour and Coastal Infrastructure Development Programme.

It also includes an allocation of €291,000 for 5 Donegal piers including €18,000 for Bruckless pier.

In Sligo, €111,000 of it will go to the pier at Rosses Point while the rest will go towards work at Raghly.

Sligo Leitrim Fine Gael TD Tony McLoughlin is welcoming the allocation which he says has been long-awaited particularly for groups in Rosses Point: