Thursday, 29 January 2004

Questions (83)

Dan Boyle


79 Mr. Boyle asked the Minister for Defence if his Department has retained land from the former Murphy's barracks in Ballincollig to transfer and allow for the construction of a new Garda station; and if such a transfer will have to be conducted through the new owners of the site. [2611/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Defence)

An area comprising approximately 0.545 of an acre at the former Murphy Barracks has been set aside and retained by my Department, on foot of a request from the Office of Public Works (OPW) for a plot of ground to facilitate extension of the existing Garda station located on Main Street, Ballincollig. My Department is in correspondence with the OPW on arrangements for transfer of the lands concerned, including the matter of a consideration therefor.

Question No. 80 withdrawn.