Dáil Éireann - Volume 345 - 17 November, 1983

Written Answers. - Army Barracks Maintenance Staff.

220. Mr. N. Treacy asked the Minister for Defence the number of maintenance staff employed by him in each Army barracks throughout the country; the cost of such staff in each barracks; the number of holiday weeks taken in 1982 and 1983 in each barracks; and the number of sick weeks taken by staff in 1982 and 1983 within each barracks.

Minister for Defence (Mr. Cooney): [2774] The information sought by the Deputy in regard to the number of maintenance staff employed in each Army barracks throughout the country and their cost is given in the following table.

The employees concerned are entitled to 18 days holidays with pay each year. During the leave years ended 31 March 1982 and 31 March 1983 all employees availed of this leave.

The information sought by the Deputy in regard to the number of sick weeks taken by staff in 1982 and 1983 is being compiled and will be forwarded to the Deputy when available.

The table is as follows:

Command/Barracks

Number of Employees

Cost

£

Curragh Command

Curragh Camp

224

1,643,384

Devoy Barracks, Naas

12

89,359

McGee Barracks, Kildare

13

92,138

Stephens Barracks, Kilkenny

21

151,251

Eastern Command

Collins Barracks, Dublin

58

494,363

McKee Barracks, Dublin

47

400,604

Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin

31

264,228

Arbour Hill, Dublin

35

298,322

Griffith Barracks, Dublin

27

230,134

Clancy Barracks, Dublin

31

264,228

Casement Aerodrome, Baldonnel

49

461,245

Monaghan Barracks and Outstations

22

146,810

Cavan Military Barracks

9

68,014

Gormanston Camp

21

157,407

Dundalk Military Barracks

18

136,654

Southern Command

Collins Barracks, Cork

69

481,614

Haulbowline

17

127,140

Spike Island

13

98,074

Sarsfield Barracks, Limerick

13

95,767

Ballymullen Barracks, Tralee

5

28,370

Kickham Barracks, Clonmel

13

99,932

Fitzgerald Camp, Fermoy

11

80,874

Murphy Barracks, Ballincollig

11

78,000

Kilworth Camp

12

85,109

Bere Island

3

19,248

Fort Camden

9

63,348

Fort Davis

2

15,050

Western Command

Custume Barracks, Athlone

76

573,817

Columb Barracks, Mullingar

22

167,948

Dún Uí Mhaoilíosa, Galway

17

129,456

Finner Camp

26

189,803

Connolly Barracks, Longford

15

108,349

Outstations

19

137,242