Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Ceisteanna (455)

Sorca Clarke

Ceist:

455. Deputy Sorca Clarke asked the Minister for Defence the number of naval bases in Ireland; and the staffing levels and capacity of each, in tabular form. [38171/20]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Defence)

There is one Naval Base in the State which is located at Haulbowline, Co. Cork.

Within an overall Permanent Defence Force establishment of 9,500 personnel, the establishment for the Naval Service is set at 1,094.

In addition, the Naval Service Reserve operates from four locations; Cork, Dublin, Limerick and Waterford, and comprises a total establishment of 200 personnel.