Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring has welcomed the announcement of funding of €295,250 to Mayo County Council to carry out works on Inishturk Island, Inishbiggle Island and Clare Island.
Minister Ring stated that “This funding is part of an overall allocation of €753,350 which has been granted to Mayo County Council, Cork County Council, Galway County Council and Donegal County Council. It has been sanctioned to enable works on a number of the country’s island.
This funding will enable Mayo County Council to carry out much needed works on Inishturk Island, Inishbiggle Island and Clare Island.
Minister Ring continued also advised that the ferry service to Inishbiggle which has been in effect since the beginning of this month will be extended by a further six months, after which a long-term contract will be implemented.