Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Questions (291)

Peadar Tóibín

Question:

291. Deputy Peadar Tóibín asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the cost of scaffolding that has been positioned around the dome of the Four Courts for the past number of years. [37773/20]

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Written answers (Question to Public)

The amount expended to date on the Four Courts Scaffolding by the Office of Public Works is €1,146,131.11 Ex. Vat.

The scaffolding facilitates on-going essential repairs to the Drum at the Four Courts at Inns Quay, Dublin 7, and has been used to provide access to the upper dome to facilitate concrete repair works; access to rotunda area to facilitate inspection, investigations, plaster repairs and decoration. It continues to provide access to intermediate level of the dome to facilitate investigations of plaster mouldings to rotunda, and for maintenance purposes.