Thursday, 26 September 2019

Questions (57)

Martin Heydon


57. Deputy Martin Heydon asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the status of the feasibility study on the proposed peace and leadership institute for the Curragh; when it will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39179/19]

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Written answers (Question to Defence)

The White Paper on Defence includes a commitment to evaluate the potential development of a new Institute for Peace Support and Leadership Training at the Defence Forces Training Centre in the Curragh and in this regard a formal feasibility study was undertaken. An interim report was presented to the project steering group in November 2018, and a final report is expected to be finalised in Q4 2019, which will inform the next steps to be taken.