Bourke highlights investment by Government in Arklow

Investment in Arklow – some facts and figures

Councillor Sylvester Bourke

This Government has invested in key infrastructural projects for Arklow:

  • Commencement of the >€150 million N11.
  • €2 million set aside for advance works on the Arklow Sewerage Scheme (project stalled, litigation in train, but project due to be completed before 2015).
  • €3.5 million awarded for remedial works at Arklow pier (50% of total national budget).
  • €4.9 million for Arklow water supply scheme (Arklow, Aughrim, Avoca, Tinahely, 50% of total Co. Wicklow budget).
  • €3.5 million for Library and civic offices, with construction commencing shortly.

Other investment in Arklow:

  • €300k for Arklow Swimming Club.
  • €40k for Arklow Boxing Club.
  • €225k for Inbhear Mor Youth and Sports Facility in Arklow.
  • New School buildings for Arklow – Arklow Community College.

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