Thursday, 16 November 2006
Willie O'Dea (Minister, Department of Defence; Limerick East, Fianna Fail)
I will deal with why this matter has taken until now. This issue was one of the first raised with me after I became Minister of Defence. I commissioned a report to properly research the matter. The question was initially asked by Deputies Gregory and Finian McGrath and I was delighted to respond to their concerns.