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#Columb Barracks

# columb-barracks - Monday 4 February, 2019

The State has spent over €100k for security on an empty barracks in last three years
# Columb Barracks
# Columb Barracks

The State has spent over €100k for security on an empty barracks in last three years

Feb 4th 2019, 6:10 AM 19,081 Views 26 Comments

Columb Barracks has been earmarked as a site to develop affordable housing, but has been vacant since 2012.

# columb-barracks - Friday 17 February, 2012

Renting new bases to replace barracks will save €1million – Shatter
# Barracks
# Barracks

Renting new bases to replace barracks will save €1million – Shatter

Feb 17th 2012, 7:15 AM 1,829 Views 27 Comments

The Minister said leasing separate training facilities in towns whose barracks shut down would cut costs significantly.

# columb-barracks - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Dept of Defence looking for new bases in four towns where barracks closed
# Barracks
# Barracks

Dept of Defence looking for new bases in four towns where barracks closed

Feb 9th 2012, 7:00 AM 3,643 Views 20 Comments

The department is seeking to rent military training premises in Cavan, Mullingar, Castlebar and Clonmel – where it already owns barracks buildings.

# columb-barracks - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Barracks closures will not have major impact on local economies - minister
# Barracks
# Barracks

Barracks closures will not have major impact on local economies - minister

Dec 13th 2011, 3:12 PM 1,751 Views 14 Comments

Junior defence minister Paul Kehoe says closing four rural barracks will help make the Defence Forces “more professional”.

# columb-barracks - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Poll: Was Willie Penrose right to step down?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Was Willie Penrose right to step down?

Nov 16th 2011, 9:49 AM 3,893 Views 78 Comments

Was Willie Penrose right to step down over the closure of a local barracks – or should cabinet members accept the need for tough decisions?

# columb-barracks - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Labour TD resigns from government over barracks closure
# Willie Penrose
# Willie Penrose

Labour TD resigns from government over barracks closure

Nov 15th 2011, 1:52 PM 3,281 Views 48 Comments

Labour Party TD and Junior Minister for Housing Willie Penrose is the first ministerial resignation since the government came to office last February.

# columb-barracks - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Protesters gather in bid to halt army barracks closure
# Protest
# Protest

Protesters gather in bid to halt army barracks closure

Oct 8th 2011, 2:07 PM 518 Views 1 Comment

Campaigners claim that Columb Barracks in Mullingar brings €8million into the local economy.