The work will see the replacement of the towers and island anchor frame to facilitate the reopening of Dursey Island Cable Car. Construction on the €1.2 million project got underway on Monday, July 18th. The cable car is expected to return to operation in November of this year.
Mayor Collins welcomed the start of the works, saying,
Chief Executive of Cork County Council, Tim Lucey added,
The contractor, TLI Group Ltd are based in Abbeydorney, Tralee with the steel manufactured by Irish Pioneer Works Ltd, Kinsale Road, Cork while the transport of materials to the island will be provided by a local marine contractor from Castletownbere.