New small craft harbour for Killybegs

New small craft harbour for Killybegs
The Minister for the Marine Simon Coveney TD has given the go ahead for a new small craft harbour in Killybegs.

The Minister for the Marine Simon Coveney TD has given the go ahead for a new small craft harbour in Killybegs.

Dinny McGinley TD, Minister of State at the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht welcomed news, saying: “The proposed Small Craft Harbour will provide a safe and modern facility for current harbour users including small fishing boats, passenger and angling vessels and leisure craft.

The new facility, when complete, will also provide short term berthage for visiting leisure craft.

Funding will be provided under the 2013 Fishery Harbour and Coastal Infrastructure Capital Development Programme to kick start the project.