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Dáil Éireann Debate, Wednesday - 10 March 2021

Wednesday, 10 March 2021

Questions (462)

Cian O'Callaghan


462. Deputy Cian O'Callaghan asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs further to Parliamentary Question No. 367 of 24 February 2021, if the figure of 84 crew rest stopovers refers to the number of crew members or the number of US military aircraft flights that made stopovers during the period between 1 February 2020 and 31 January 2021; the number of passengers and crew who stayed overnight during this period; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13486/21]

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Written answers (Question to Foreign)

The figure in question refers to the number of US military aircraft landings during the twelve month period under reference.

The Department of Foreign Affairs has no role in the accommodation arrangements for US military personnel on such stopovers.