Dáil Éireann - Volume 514 - 17 February, 2000
Written Answers. - Defence Forces Property.
Mr. Connaughton Mr. Connaughton
73. Mr. Connaughton asked the Minister for Defence the plans, if any, he has to sell any property owned by his Department other than the six barracks announced; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4619/00]
Mr. M. Smith Mr. M. Smith
Minister for Defence (Mr. M. Smith): As part of an ongoing review of the Department's properties, and bearing in mind the continuing pressure on land resources in major cities and towns, I have decided that as a contribution to alleviating the shortage of land for housing the following properties adjoining barracks should be disposed of on the open market:
In addition, an area of 1.5 acres of the barracks in Waterford city, is to be sold.
Arrangements for the disposal of each of these properties have been put in train.
Dáil Éireann 514 Written Answers. Defence Forces Property.