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For Oral Answer on : 13/05/2021
Question Number(s): 51 Question Reference(s): 24983/21
Department: Defence
Asked by: David Stanton T.D.


To ask the Minister for Defence his plans to upgrade facilities at the Naval Service base at Haulbowline; and if he will make a statement on the matter.


The Defence Forces Built Infrastructural Programme 2020-2025 was published in January 2020. This Programme, which is a 5 year plan, provides a blueprint for investment in the Defence Forces built infrastructure over a multi annual timeframe.

In relation to the Naval Base, Haulbowline, the Deputy may wish to note that the following major capital projects have recently commenced construction:

  • Remedial and Upgrade Works to Spencer Jetty at a cost of €1.6m
  • Upgrade & Conversion of Block 8 – the refurbishment of the structure to provide suitable accommodation for 70 living-in Naval Service personnel at a cost €4m.