Thursday, 5 December 2019

Questions (44)

Fiona O'Loughlin


44. Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if he will consider locating the Kildare Civil Defence headquarters in the Curragh Camp; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50777/19]

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Written answers (Question to Defence)

Kildare Civil Defence are currently based in the former Devoy Military Barracks in Naas.

While my Department may provide occasional financial support to some local authorities towards their Civil Defence accommodation, the 2015 Government White Paper on Defence sets out that responsibility for the accommodation of local Civil Defence units rests with individual local authorities.