Ext of US Custom

April 2nd, 2008 - Pat Breen

QUESTION NO: 827

DÁIL QUESTION addressed to the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform (Mr. Lenihan)

by Deputy Pat Breen

for WRITTEN on Wednesday, 2nd April, 2008.

* To ask the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform if he discussed the extension of the US customs and border protection facility at Shannon Airport; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

– Pat Breen

REPLY.

I did not discuss this issue during my recent Ministerial engagements in the US.

However, my Department has been, and continues to be, involved in the ongoing negotiations with the US authorities on the possible extension of US customs and border protection facilities at Shannon Airport.