€357,000 in funding has been allocated for the construction of a new helipad on Inishturk.
The news has been welcomed by Deputy Michael Ring who says he is delighted to recieve news on funding for the project.
The Department he says, are covering 90% of the cost of the project and Mayo County Council are providing the balance required
The new helipad will provide a safe place for the Irish Coast Guard to land.
Deputy Ring told Midwest News more about the funding.