Tuesday, 27 January 2004

Questions (489)

Michael Ring


605 Mr. Ring asked the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources if his Department will assist Mayo County Council to provide a scheme of public lighting at the emergency facilities services in Ballycastle, County Mayo. [1797/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources)

The provision of public lighting for Ballycastle, County Mayo, is solely a matter for Mayo County Council. There is no Irish Coastguard coastal unit or RNLI station at Ballycastle and sub-aqua clubs are not among the resources declared to the Irish Coastguard as available for marine emergency on a 24 hour, 365 day a year basis.