Donegal Airport gets important funding boost

Donegal Airport in Carrickfinn is to receive €326,700 in funding for the development of the airport.

The funding package was secured by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport.

The grant is being made as part of the Regional Airports Programme capital investments in the areas of safety and security at airports.

The money will go towards covering costs associated with an extension to the airport to accommodate new aircraft.

Government Chief Whip Minister Joe McHugh says the grant is an investment in the skill, talent and expertise of those running the airport and its unique setting that is Carrickfinn: