Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Questions (249)

Denis Naughten

Question:

252 Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the current status of refurbishment works at Ballygar Garda station, County Galway; when the building will be re-opened; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35540/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Justice and Equality)

The programme of replacement and refurbishment of Garda accommodation is based on agreed priorities established by An Garda Síochána. The programme is progressed in co-operation with the Office of Public Works, who have responsibility for capital expenditure in respect of Garda accommodation.

I am informed by the Garda authorities that a contract for repair works in respect of Ballygar Station has recently been awarded by the Office of Public Works and that the relevant works are expected to be completed within a month.