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Written Answers. - Garda Stations.

Tuesday, 26 November 2002

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 558 No. 1

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 430. Ms Shortall Information on Róisín Shortall Zoom on Róisín Shortall  asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform Information on Michael McDowell Zoom on Michael McDowell  the reason for the delay in progressing the new Garda station in Ballymun, Dublin 9; if a decision has been reached on the status of the new station; if progress has been made in securing the proposed site by the Office of Public Works; and, in view of the unacceptable conditions at the current Ballymun station, the precise timescale for the construction and commissioning of the new station. [23380/02]

Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform (Mr. McDowell): Information on Michael McDowell Zoom on Michael McDowell It is proposed to build a Garda divisional headquarters station in Ballymun. Planning for the station is being advanced through consultation with the Garda authorities and the Office of Public Works. A suitable site has been secured, and a brief of requirements for the new station is currently being prepared. While it is not possible to say at this point when the project will commence, I can assure the Deputy that the matter will be progressed as quickly as [308] overall priorities within the Garda building programme and the availability of financial and other resources allow.


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