Wednesday, 4 November 2009

Ceisteanna (145)

Mary White

Ceist:

217 Deputy Mary Alexandra White asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform if funding will be provided for an extension to Carlow town Garda station in view of the pressures on gardaí in the town and the challenges regarding crime in the area; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39688/09]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform)

I am informed by the Garda authorities that additional temporary accommodation provided at Carlow Garda Station in March this year has served to ease the accommodation pressures at the Station.

The programme of replacement and refurbishment of Garda accommodation around the country is based on agreed priorities established by An Garda Síochána. The future accommodation needs of Carlow Garda Station is being considered in this context and in light of available resources.