Dunleer to get new fire service station

Dunleer to get new fire service station

Employment Minister Ged Nash has announced that a new fire ssation will be

built in Dunleer.

"Dunleer needs a new Fire Service building to serve the needs of this growing area.

"It is important that our local fire fighters are accommodated in the best

possible facilities and I am pleased that this project has been sanctioned

as part of a new €40million Fire Service Capital Programme.

"This is one of 16 priority projects announced on Monday and I am delighted that my colleague Alan Kelly has agreed to sanction the

new station for Dunleer as part of this investment programme," Minister Nash said.

“this is a €1.5 million five-year plan.

“Drogheda fire station has been improved and there will be improvements carried out at the fire service training centre in Dundalk.

“Dunleer has a full retained fire fighting crew and it is important that they have proper state-ofthe-art accommodation.

“It is a very important location. It's in the centre of the countyand the service is a crucial back-up for Dundalk and Drogheda fire services.

“It is next to the motorway and this adds to its strategic position,” Min ister Nash said. The Dunleer station will be one of 16 new fire service buildings to be built across the country.

The announcement was made on Monday.