Half a million euro additional funding for Galway storm damage repairs

Galway Bay Fm newsroom – Additional funding of half a million euro has been allocated to Galway County Council for storm damage repairs across Galway.

It brings the total funding received by the local authority from the Office of Public Works to over 1.5 million euro since Feburary of last year.

Galway West Deputy Sean Kyne says the additional funds will be of great benefit to finalise repairs to replace storm damaged coastal protection works.

The Fine Gael Deputy says severe storms in recent winters clearly demonstrate the need for strengthened coastal works such as rock armour.

Deputy Kyne says the new funding will further help to maintain and protect storm damages coastal areas.