Written Answers. - Curragh Camp Accidental Shooting.

Seán Barrett

Question:

34 Mr. Barrett asked the Minister for Defence if he will give a report on the circumstances surrounding the recent accidental shooting of a soldier at the Curragh Camp during a training practice; if an investigation is currently in progress to establish the cause of this accident; and if the health and safety authorities are involved in the investigation.

An investigation is at present being carried out by the military authorities into the circumstances of the accident in question.