Written Answers. - Army Barracks.

Bernard Allen

Question:

329 Mr. Allen asked the Minister for Defence when he expects to advertise Murphy Barracks, County Cork, for sale. [19220/00]

The integrated action area plan, commissioned by my Department to provide for the future development of the former Murphy Barracks property, has been submitted to Cork County Council for consideration in the context of a variation to the existing Cork County development plan. Discussions in this regard are ongoing with the county council and I expect that the property will be put on the market in the foreseeable future.

Pádraic McCormack

Question:

330 Mr. McCormack asked the Minister for Defence the up-to-date position with regard to the continuation of the Army barracks in Lifford, County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19264/00]

There are no plans to alter the status of the military post at Lifford, County Donegal.