Written Answers. - Defence Forces Building Projects.

Jack Wall

Question:

353 Mr. Wall asked the Minister for Defence the current position with the development of the Curragh swimming pool; the proposed date for completion; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20596/00]

A contract was placed by my Department on 23 May 2000 for the construction of a new 25 metre pool and the upgrading of the existing gymnasium. Work on the project commenced in June 2000 and will take approximately 12 months to complete.