€23.5m Investment for a major quay extension in Castletownbere – Creed – doubling the landing facilities on Dinish Island

Monday August 6th, 2018

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., attended the signing of a contract for a €23.5 million, 216m long quay development project and associated works on Dinish Island, Castletownbere (August 4th).ireland

Welcoming the signing of the contract with contractor L&M Keating Ltd, the Minister said: “This is a very significant investment for the South West and will be a big boost to the Beara Peninsula and West Cork in general. The Project will double the workable quay space on Dinish Island in Castletownbere and will enable significant expansion in fish landings, on shore processing and general marine activity at this major port.”

The project has been proposed for part funding under Ireland’s European Maritime and Fisheries Fund Operational Programme, co-funded the Government of Ireland and the European Union.

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