Construction start for new Mayo coast guard station

CONSTRUCTION on a new coast guard station in Westport is starting this month.

The emergency services facility will be located at Roman Island, at the quay in Westport.

The Commissioners of Public Works have published a public notice of intention to start the works to facilitate the Irish Coast Guard rescue services for local emergencies.

The building will comprise of a two-storey accommodation block and a boathouse and vehicle store.

The project has a September 2025 finishing date.