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26/09/2021

Minister McConalogue’s recently met with a number of fishing organisations in Killybegs

Meetings with IFPEA, the KFO and inshore fishers including NIFA and NIFO

Minister McConalogue’s recently met with a number of fishing organisations in Killybegs

Minister McConalogue during his visit to Killybegs where he had a number of engagements

Minister Charlie McConalogue, met with a number of fishing organisations and visited the Harbour Centre as well as boarding a vessel and processing factory, when he came to  Killybegs for a day of engagements last Friday. 

The Minister started the day visiting the Harbour Centre and met the Harbour Master, lead officials on works to the harbour and the SFPA.

In May the Minister announced almost €9m in funding for work to Killybegs Harbour including €6.5m for phase two of the Smooth Point Pier Inspection which he visited on his tour of Killybegs.

Throughout the day the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Donegal T.D., met with the IFPEA, the KFO and inshore fishers including NIFA and NIFO representatives and boarded a vessel and visited a processing factory.

Commenting on the visit, Minister McConalogue noted:

"I had a constructive day of meetings with fishers and fisher representatives throughout my visit to Killybegs.

"It was great to also take an opportunity to view the ongoing infrastructure projects to the harbour and to see progress on these projects."

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