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Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Department of Defence

Defence Forces Data

Photo of Eamon RyanEamon Ryan (Dublin Bay South, Green Party)
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95. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of soldiers billeted by the Army; the locations of same; and his views on same. [7793/18]

Photo of Paul KehoePaul Kehoe (Wexford, Fine Gael)
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The number of bed places currently available for use by military personnel at each of the permanently occupied military locations is shown in the table. This accommodation is generally referred to as Single Living In accommodation and the overall provision of such accommodation is based on military operational requirements. The number of personnel actually billeted at any one time varies according to such operational requirements.

LocationTotal Number Of Beds Available For Use
1st Brigade
Collins Bks, Cork227
Dún UiMhaoilíosa Bks, Galway184
Sarsfield Bks, Limerick133
Stephens Bks, Kilkenny133
2nd Brigade
Aiken Bks, Dundalk180
Cathal Brugha Bks, Dublin356
Custume Bks, Athlone234
Finner Camp, Donegal190
Gormanston Camp, Meath134
McKee Bks, Dublin249
St Bricin’s Hospital, Dublin12
Casement Aerodrome, Baldonnel201
DFTC, Curragh Camp970
Naval Base, Haulbowline, Cork222


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