Kerry Airport To Receive Over €1m In Grant Aid

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THE Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin TD, has welcomed the news from his Departmental colleague Minister Ross, that Kerry Airport is to receive over €1m in grant aid towards operating costs.

Welcoming the allocations Minister Griffin said: “This grant is in addition to the €583k already allocated to Kerry, bringing the total grant for the year to close to €1.6m.  Kerry Airport remains a key part of the infrastructure of Kerry for connectivity of our tourism product as well as for business. I am delighted that this Government continues to recognise the role of our Regional Airports play in this regard. I am delighted to work with Minister Ross to further enhance this and was delighted with the additional allocations secured in the review of the Capital Plan.”

The Regional Airports Programme supports necessary safety and security investments and activities by these airports to enable them to continue to contribute to enhanced regional connectivity for businesses and tourism.


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