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Wednesday 19 June 2019

New pontoon on Garavogue River to be ready in June

A new pontoon jetty has been placed in the Garavogue River at Riverside.

Work on the jetty has been ongoing for several months and on Thursday last it was put in place.

It is expected to be usable from early June and will be valuable resource to all water sport activities.

The pontoon is ideally located for access to Lough Gill and the Lake Isle of Innisfree.

The project has received funding of €200,000 from Fáilte Ireland, with a total project cost of €270,000.

The floating pontoon measures 27 metres and the works will also landscaping, signage, a new shelter area, seating and information points.

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