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Howth Sees Storm Protection Plans For East Pier

18th January 2018
Waves breaking over Howth’s East Pier, seen here in 2016, are a danger to walkers in stormy weather Waves breaking over Howth’s East Pier, seen here in 2016, are a danger to walkers in stormy weather Photo: Howth Coast Guard

#Howth - The response was mixed from locals for plans for storm protection works at Howth Harbour, as The Irish Times reports.

The Department of the Marine hosted an information day in the North Co Dublin village yesterday (Wednesday 17 January) outlining a proposal to reinforce the East Pier, which has long been susceptible to waves crashing over the top in heavy weather.

But the structural improvements, which are likely to progress to the planning stages later this year, would see the popular pier closed to the public for at least eight months.

The Irish Times has more on the story HERE.

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MacDara Conroy

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