Funding for three Mayo island projects welcomed

Posted in Invest on August 7, 2018.


Funding of €339,000 has been allocated for important works on three of Mayo’s offshore islands.

The allocations are as follows:

Location Purpose Amount
Inisturk Purchase of land and construction of helipad €174,000
Purtoon, Inisturk Construction of pier wall €15,000
Clare Island Roadworks/re-surfacing on 1,000m of road near chapel €112,500
Claggan Island Roadworks/re-surfacing on 500m of road €37,500

Welcoming the announcement, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, stated: “This is great news for inhabitants of and visitors to these islands. This government is delivering for County Mayo and I have no doubt that these vital investments will make a real difference on the islands.”

  • Connaught Telegraph, 5th of August 2018
  • Photo Credit – Irish Air Corps
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