Griffin Welcomes Killarney House & Gardens Landscaping Contract

€1.1 Million Contract for Hard Landscaping at Killarney House

 

Statement by Brendan Griffin TD (FG) KERRY

Wednesday, 26th March, 2014
KERRY Fine Gael TD, Brendan Griffin, has welcomed the awarding of the contract for the next phase of works involved in the restoration of Killarney House and Gardens. Hard landscaping works for the new Pleasure Gardens will commence within days and will include: –

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Removal of small woodland, selected trees, and fencing

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Conservation/reinstatement- historic pathways

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Provision of new stone paving.

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Conservation repairs to historic gates

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Provision of new surface water drainage and associated site services

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Re-grading and ground preparations and landscape and re-seeding works

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Provision of new fencing including deer fencing, metal and timber fencing and new gates. 

Deputy Griffin says that the latest development in the Killarney House project is good for tourism and construction jobs:

 “The restored Killarney House and Gardens has the potential to become one of the top attractions in Kerry and will boost an already robust overall tourism package. I am also very glad that the works to be carried out will help sustain many construction jobs in Kerry and create new ones for the duration of the works.”

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 Further information from Brendan on 087 6528841

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