Over €116,000 for Kerry Pier and Slipway

Statement by Brendan Griffin TD, (FG) Kerry

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013.

KERRY Fine Gael TD, Brendan Griffin, has welcomed the allocation of over €116,000 from the Department of the Marine towards the repair and development of Dooks Slipway and Brandon Pier.

€48,750 funding from Minister Coveney’s Department will be made available to Kerry County Council to help improve the surface of the existing slipway at Dooks to enable improved launching and docking of boats. In Brandon, €67,500 will be provided to help carry out repairs to the existing pier including geophysical survey and infill repair to voids in pier core.

Deputy Griffin said that the funding is very welcome, particularly in the current climate of financial constraints.

Further information from Brendan on 087 652 8841

ENDS

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