Extra Marine Officers confirmed

Extra Marine Officers confirmed
The number of radio officers working across the national network of three coastguard stations will increase from 38 to 40.

The number of radio officers working across the national network of three coastguard stations will increase from 38 to 40.

Deputy Joe McHugh commented: “The Minister has now confirmed that the number of radio officers employed across the Dublin, Malin Head and Valentia Island stations will increase

“This is a boost for our marine sector and will help coastguard operators.” Cllr Bernard McGuinness said he welcomed the news, adding he would work with the local fishing community and Deputy McHugh to ensure a viable and secure coastguard service here.