Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Ceisteanna (95)

Eamon Ryan

Ceist:

95. Deputy Eamon Ryan asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of soldiers billeted by the Army; the locations of same; and his views on same. [7793/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Defence)

The number of bed places currently available for use by military personnel at each of the permanently occupied military locations is shown in the table. This accommodation is generally referred to as Single Living In accommodation and the overall provision of such accommodation is based on military operational requirements. The number of personnel actually billeted at any one time varies according to such operational requirements.

Location

Total Number Of Beds Available For Use

1st Brigade

Collins Bks, Cork

227

Dún UiMhaoilíosa Bks, Galway

184

Sarsfield Bks, Limerick

133

Stephens Bks, Kilkenny

133

2nd Brigade

Aiken Bks, Dundalk

180

Cathal Brugha Bks, Dublin

356

Custume Bks, Athlone

234

Finner Camp, Donegal

190

Gormanston Camp, Meath

134

McKee Bks, Dublin

249

St Bricin’s Hospital, Dublin

12

Casement Aerodrome, Baldonnel

201

DFTC, Curragh Camp

970

Naval Base, Haulbowline, Cork

222

Total

3,425