Dáil Éireann - Volume 167 - 15 April, 1958

Written Answers. - Estimates for New Works.

Mr. Sweetman asked the Minister for Finance if he will state the original total estimated cost of each item where a revised estimate is now shown on the details circulated of the provision of new works, sub-head B, Vote 9.

Dr. Ryan: Following is the information:—

Number

Work

Original Estimated Cost

Revised Estimated Cost

£

£

OIREACHTAS.

2

Leinster House—Reconstruction of Loggias

9,000

10,200

DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE.

5

Civil Service Dining Club, Earlsfort Terrace— Improvements

3,225

3,100

7

Office of Public Works—Central Engineering Workshop and Stores

128,000*

63,200

8

Office of Public Works—New Central Furniture Stores and Workshops—Adaptations

18,000

19,000

10

Stationery Office—Additional Shelving

750

1,500

13

Carrickcarnan Customs Frontier—Post Office and Residence

6,650

7,000

14

Swanlinbar Customs and Excise—Office and Residence

9,200

9,400

15

Phoenix Park—Additional Football Pavilions

13,375

10,000

17

St. Stephen's Green—New Glasshouse, etc., accommodation

8,500

7,500

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.

£

£

20

Government Buildings—Improvement of Passenger Lift

800

1,000

21(2)

Abbotstown Farm—Experimental Animals Farmyard

34,800

40,000

21(4)

Abbostown Farm—Overhaul of Boundary Wall

10,000

11,000

23

Chantilly Veterinary Field Station—Adaptations

2,000

3,400

25

Grange Stud and Dairy Farm—Additional accomodation for Live Stock

11,600

(1956-57) revised to 13,100 (1957-58)

11,600

26

Johnstown Castle—Adaptations and Furnishing

202,700

204,500

26(4)

Johnstown Castle—Potting shed, Glasshouse and Solarium

4,300

5,000

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.

30

Garda Síochána Depot—Improvement of Electrical Installation

3,650

3,750

31

Specified Garda Stations—See Appendix

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

Preparatory Colleges.

37

Coláiste Moibhi—Adaptations Institutions of Science and Art.

73,000

74,000

38

National College of Art—Alterations and additions

3,500

3,000

40

Reformatory and Industrial Schools.

Reformatory School, Daingean—Improvement of Heating

1,400

2,250

DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY AND COMMERCE.

Meteorological Service

46

Valentia Observatory—Alterations and addition

58,000

48,000

51

Bray Post Office—Improvements

3,000*(a)

1,600(a)

52

Droichead Nua—New Post Office and Telephone Exchange

3,900(b)

16,700(b)

56

Loughrea Post Office—Adaptations

7,000(b)

9,600(b)

57

Nenagh Post Office—Improvements

2,100

2,800

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE.

62

Baldonnel Aerodrome—Hard surface runways

517,000

470,000

63

Curragh Camp—New Catholic Church

125,000

116,000

64

Curragh Camp—Plunkett Barracks— Dining Hall and Cookhouse

59,700

65,000

65

Haulbowline Dockyard—New Ordnance Pier

15,000

14,000

66

Arbour Hill Detention Prison—Memorial to 1916 Leaders

18,000

(part scheme)

29,000

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE.

68

Cavan New Employment Exchange

9,000

13,000

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.

70(1)

Dundrum Asylum—Alteration and Additions

28,125

28,280

DEPARTMENT OF THE GAELTACHT.

71

Central Depot and Rural Centres—Improved fire fighting facilities

10,425

14,100

72

Kilcar Spinning Mill—New Boiler Plant

13,500

14,000

*Includes a number of items which have been deferred.

(a) Excluding amount chargeable to the Vote for Posts and Telegraphs.

(b) Excluding amount chargeable to the Telephone Capital Account and to the Vote for

[43] [44] APPENDIX

Number

WORK

Original Estimated Cost

Revised Estimated Cost

£

£

31

NEW WORKS, ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS AT SPECIFIED GARDA STATIONS.

County Cavan.

Swanlinbar

—    New Station

7,800

7,900

County Donegal.

Carrigart

—    New Station

6,500

6,650

Kilmacrennan

—    New Station

6,500

6,650

Pettigo

—    New Station

6,500

8,200

County Galway.

Carna

—    New Station

6,500

7,800

County Leitrim.

Cloone

—    New Station

6,500

7,000

County Monaghan.

Newbliss

—    New Station

5,500

6,800

County Offaly

Moneygall

—    Improvements

800

1,000

County Tipperary.

Grangemockler

—    New Station

6,500

6,700