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Marine Notice: Rathmullan Pier Refurbishment Works in Co Donegal

8th May 2024
File image of Rathmullan Pier in Co Donegal, which will be closed for upgrade works until the end of November
File image of Rathmullan Pier in Co Donegal, which will be closed for upgrade works until the end of November Credit: Kenneth Allen/Wikimedia

The Department of Transport has been advised by Donegal County Council that it intends to begin refurbishment works at Rathmullan Pier and viaduct on the Fanad Peninsula north-east of Letterkenny.

These works are starting with immediate effect and will be ongoing for the next seven months until 30 November.

They are being carried out by marine civil engineering contractors working from a temporary compound at the head of the pier, using work vessels, a work pontoon, heavy civil engineering plant and equipment. Divers may also be employed on site from time to time.

For safety reasons, mariners are advised to avoid attempting to berth at Rathmullan Pier or pontoon as the ladders and stairway are to be removed and replaced, as well as the pontoon itself for the duration of the works.

Mariners are also advised to proceed slowly and with caution within the vicinity of Rathmullan Pier. Wave wash from vessels should be avoided.

For more details, including a map of the works area and contact information, see Marine Notice No 26 of 2024 attached below.


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