Tuesday, 26 February 2019
Department of Defence
Curragh Plains Representative Forum
52. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the status of work within his Department regarding the management and maintenance of the Curragh Plains; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9429/19]
The Deputy will be pleased to learn that the recruitment process for the appointment of additional Curragh Plains land management staff to support the work of the Curragh Maor has been completed These additional resources will share in the task of overseeing activities on the ground including, but not limited to, litter, sheep branding, patrolling, monitoring users of lands, inspection of property boundaries, illegal encampments and engagement with the public. The additional two appointments are expected to commence duties in the coming weeks.