Minister of State at the Department of Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs, Dinny McGinley, said work on the station will begin next Spring.
Minister McGinley was given the news that the Office of Public Works has given the go-ahead for the station by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar this afternoon.
“I am delighted that this vital community service has been approved by Minister Varadkar. Construction is expected to commence next spring.
“The entire north west coast had been lobbying for this for many years and I am delighted that the Minister has given approval for this coast guard station.
“This service will benefit the entire fishing fleet of the North West,” said Minister McGinley.Tags: