Minister of State at the Department of Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs, Dinny McGinley, has today (Sunday) been advised by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Leo Varadkar, that the long awaited Coast Guard station for Killybegs has been given the green light by the Office of Public Works.
“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.”