Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Questions (83)

Fergus O'Dowd

Question:

83. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the capital expenditure by his Department in County Louth and east County Meath by location and facility provided or commenced in each of the past four years; the location and purpose of each such expenditure; the new and improved services provided as a result; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53841/19]

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Written answers (Question to Defence)

Expenditure by my Department is mainly on pay and allowances, operational costs and capital investment across the Defence Forces. Capital expenditure on projects in Counties Meath and Louth by my Department, in the period in question, was limited to expenditure on the maintenance and upgrade of military installations.

The capital expenditure on projects in County Meath and County Louth, in respect of maintenance and upgrade of military installations for the years 2015 to 2018, was as follows:

County Meath

 2015

 2016

 2017

 2018

Gormanston Camp

 €130,445

 €102,854

 €137,462

 €112,127

 

County Louth

 2015

 2016

 2017

 2018

Aiken Bks, Dundalk

 Nil

 Nil

 Nil

 €106,840