Local Authorities encouraged to apply for coastal funding

Funding of up to one million euro is being offered for coastal upgrade projects over the next two years.


Local authorities in coastal areas such as the North West are being encouraged to apply for government funding to improve pier and harbour infrastructure.


The scheme will cover up to 85 percent of a project’s cost.


The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine says the 35 million fund was set up in response to Brexit and its economic impact on fishing communities.


Minister for Agriculture and Donegal TD Charlie McConalogue, says it’s a significant investment in coastal areas: