Plan for improvement works at Inis Oirr pier

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Tenders are being sought for improvement works at Inis Oirr pier, on the Aran Islands.
Works will focus on a pier extension and a new breakwater.
It will also include marine ground investigation.
This sets out to establish the presence and nature of overburden soil, to establish the characteristics of the rock mass and to assess rock excavatability.
Galway County council is now assessing the interested bids.
Meanwhile a grant of over nine thousand euro has been sanctioned by Gaeltacht Minister Joe McHugh for a topographic survey and utility survey in relation to the development of Inis Oirr quay.