Tuesday, 20 February 2018
Department of Defence
Cathal Brugha Barracks is the headquarters of 2 Brigade and the following is a list of units that are based there.
2 Brigade Headquarters
7th Infantry Battalion
2nd Cavalry Squadron
2 Brigade Transport Company
2 Brigade Ordnance Company
2 Brigade Training Centre
2 Brigade Military Police Company
2 Brigade Communications Information Services (CIS) Company
2 Brigade Engineer Group
In addition, the Defence Forces School of Music, the Military Archives and the Dublin Unit of the Naval Service Reserve are based at Cathal Brugha Barracks.
115. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the ownership structure of the land attached to Cathal Brugha barracks and McKee barracks; if there are leasing arrangements in regard to either facility; if so, the existing parties; and the key conditions attached to such leases. [8620/18]
Title of both Cathal Brugha Barracks and McKee Barracks is vested in the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform under various longstanding Leasehold, Freehold and Fee Farm Grant agreements and both are administered by the Minister for Defence. There are no leasing arrangements in place in relation to either facility.