The ongoing funding saga of the ‘eyesore’ Fisheries Tower footbridge took a positive turn this week when the Lough Corrib Board of Trustees agreed to allocate €50,000 towards the cost of replacing the bridge.

The future of the project was threatened after Failte Ireland refused to fund the footbridge linking Wolf Tone Bridge with Fisheries Tower following seven applications.

Chairman of the Lough Corrib Navigation Board of Trustees, City Councillor Pádraig Conneely has confirmed that the Trustees of the board have agreed to put money into the project…….The Galway City Tribune…..04/05/12… full article….–bridge