Funding provided for upgrading of south Kerry pier

Funding has been provided to Kerry County Council for the upgrading of a south Kerry pier. Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney Following a funding request by the local authority, €112,500 has been allocated to Renard Pier by the Department of the Marine. Responding to a parliamentary question from Deputy Brendan Griffin, Minister Simon Coveney said the works covered include construction and stabilisation works on the pier. The department’s funding allocation covers three-quarters of the total cost of the project, the rest of which has to be borne by Kerry County Council.