Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Questions (136)

Fiona O'Loughlin


136. Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if the swimming pool in the Curragh Camp is fully staffed; if it has sufficient lifeguards; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27479/19]

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Written answers (Question to Defence)

In the case of the swimming pool in the Curragh Camp, my Department currently employs two civilian lifeguards in order to facilitate the use of the pool outside of Defence Forces' requirements. These lifeguards cover the following hours: 5.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. on Saturdays.

Recruitment of Civilian Employees in military installations is an ongoing process and vacancies are identified and filled on a priority basis.

Question No. 137 answered with Question No. 135.