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Belfast Harbour - a grant of €90,000 has been awarded to Cork and Belfast city councils to work together on the project, entitled Cork-Belfast Harbour Cities
Docklands regeneration in Cork and Belfast is one of 25 projects awarded monies under the Shared Island local authority development funding scheme announced by Taoiseach Micheál Martin. A grant of €90,000 has been awarded to Cork and Belfast city councils…
Marine Minister Charlie McConalogue
Marine Minister Charlie McConalogue T.D., today announced the opening of the second call for applications to the Brexit Adjustment: Local Authority Marine Infrastructure Scheme 2022-2023. The Scheme funds publicly owned marine infrastructure and is being funding under the EU Brexit…
Dublin Bay Cruises’ St Bridget
The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has launched a public consultation on developing a policy for passenger vessel licensing at Howth Fishery Harbour Centre. The number of licences issued by the department has remained unchanged for many years.…
Map showing the location of 6 West Pier in Howth Fishery Harbour Centre
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine invites tenders for a 35-year lease of 6 West Pier in Howth Fishery Harbour Centre. The lease for the site is offered for a term of 35 years with five-yearly rent reviews.…
Smooth Point Quay at Killybegs Fishery Harbour Centre
Marine Minister Charlie McConalogue today (Monday 18 July) announced the award of a €10.5 million (ex VAT) capital works contract to complete a 120m quay development and associated works for Smooth Point at Killybegs Fishery Harbour Centre in Co Donegal.…
Planning permission has been refused for a new quay at Ros a Mhíl in Connemara, Galway.
Galway County Council has refused to extend planning permission for a new quay at Ros a Mhíl, as work had yet to begin on the multi-million euro harbour project. The Department of Agriculture, Food & The Marine received approval for…
€75,000 of funding was received for Coliemore Harbour repairs in 2021
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has applied to An Bord Pleanála to carry out remedial works for a pier walkway in Coliemore Harbour which is a Protected Structure, located in Dalkey, on the southern shore of Dublin Bay. The proposed development…
Glandore Harbour is a popular sailing and boating location in West Cork
Glandore Harbour Yacht Club has accused Cork County Council of endangering the future of sailing in the West Cork harbour by changes it plans to make at the village pier. "This has been drawn up without any consultation whatsoever with…
Kinsale Harbour in West Cork. The Port is to get a new €1.2m fisherman's pontoon under Brexit adjustment funding announced by Government
Funds to help regions 'adjust' to Brexit will be used to fund major improvements at 14 harbours across West Cork it was announced earlier this week. As Afloat reported earlier, the grant is the largest ever funding announcement of its…
Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Council (DLR) is to receive over €3,092,289 in Brexit Investment for infrastructure work to Dun Laoghaire Harbour. The funding to DLR €1,348M will be used for berth fenders and related matters and €1,744M will be for East Pier Revetment Repairs
Ireland's largest marine leisure harbour at Dun Laoghaire in County Dublin will receive €3,092,289 in Brexit Investment for infrastructure work. Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council is one of 13 Coastal Local authorities to be approved for funding under a Government…
Boats alongside the Old Pier at Keelbeg in Union Hall, West Cork
Following recommendations from an independent inspection of the Old Pier at Keelbeg in Union Hall, Cork County Council says that “in order to improve safety” it is obliged to close the pier to public access. The move has been met…
Contractor appointed for Ross an Mhíl to redevelop the west coast harbour for a deep water project
The appointment of a contractor, writes ConnachtTribune, has been made for the €25m project to redevelop Ross an Mhíl as a deep water harbour. The development as Afloat previously reported, was confirmed in the Dáil by Agriculture Minister Charlie McConalogue, in…
Aerial image of Howth Harbour, with the West Pier on the right
The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine invites suitably qualified contractors to submit a tender package to construct up to two reinforced concrete boatyard repair bays within the existing DAFM Boatyard located on the West Pier of Howth Fishery…
Permission granted to extend Dunmore East Harbour, Co. Waterford
At the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, planning permission has been granted for the extension of a harbour in Waterford. Waterford City and County Council approved the application - which was submitted in December 2021 - for the…
In Co. Kerry, the Fenit Marina and Inner Harbour works will receive €1 million, while the Breakwater works will get €250,000.
Project development works at Fenit harbour and Knightstown pier are to be prioritised for funding under the Brexit Adjustment Local Authority Marine Infrastructure. The announcement was made at Monday’s full meeting of Kerry County Council (KCC) by KCC Director of…
Dunmore East in County Waterford was awarded 1.74m in the Fishery Harbour & Coastal Infrastructure Development Programme 2022
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD, today announced the allocation of €35m for capital projects in 2022 in Ireland’s six state-owned Fishery Harbour Centres at Killybegs, Ros an Mhíl, An Daingean, Castletownbere, Dunmore East and Howth…

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