Fenit Harbour Master to retire later this year.

David Buttimer is to retire as Harbour Master in Fenit. Mr Buttimer has worked with the harbour on and off since 1977 and continuously since 1991. In that time he has overseen the development of a new breakwater and a new marina. The four million euro project is the biggest ever undertaken in Fenit.The activities at the harbour vary from oyster fishing, to exporting liebherr cranes and up to 50 people are seasonally employed there. Mr Buttimer says he plans to retire later this year shortly after a new Harbour Master is appointed.