Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Ceisteanna (66)

Catherine Connolly

Ceist:

66. Deputy Catherine Connolly asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 57 of 13 March 2019, the status of the State property transfer process in relation to the transfer of land on Inisbofin, County Galway by Galway County Council to the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht; if the property has been transferred; if a portion of the property has now been transferred to the HSE via an intra-State property transfer; if the design brief has been updated and a new design team appointed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27937/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

The HSE is responsible for the delivery of health and personal social services, including the development of primary care facilities at Inisbofin, County Galway. The HSE has advised that Galway County Council is transferring land to the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht who will then transfer a portion of the land to the HSE. The transfer has not yet been completed. The design brief in relation to the development of primary care facilities on the island is currently being updated with a view to seeking approval to appoint a new design team for the project.