Wednesday, 25 February 2004

Questions (144)

John Deasy

Question:

231 Mr. Deasy asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the firearms training facilities available to gardaí in the Skerries area; if the facility at Gormanstown is no longer available; the alternative facilities he has sought; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6388/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform)

I have been informed by the Garda authorities that gardaí in the Skerries area are usually trained in the use of firearms in the Gormanstown army range. If this facility is not available, training is provided at the Garda Headquarters in the Phoenix Park or in other locations in the Leinster area.