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Louisburgh, Co. Mayo.
|Roonagh Pier near Louisburgh, Co. Mayo is the mainland pier
serving Clare and Inisturk Islands which are situated several
miles off shore in the Atlantic Ocean.
In the summer of 2003 L&M Keating Ltd completed a €2.2 million
contract to upgrade this facility, which is in an extremely exposed
location and carries heavy summer traffic.
The company proposed and carried out a contractor designed
30m extension, consisting of permanent sheet pile cells, filled
with mass concrete, rock anchored to the seabed. This was
completed with precast and in-situ concrete facing panels, deck
and wave walls.
Dredging, including rock removal was carried out to deepen the
existing harbour to give 3m depth at low tide, facilities including
craneage on the old pier were upgraded.
The harbour remained open for commercial and tourist traffic at
all times and appropriate ecological steps were taken to
safeguard a nearby seal colony.
|Client||Mayo County Council,
|Engineer||Malachy Walsh & Partners,.
21 Denny Street,
|Date of Completion||January, 2004.|