232. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of training field days held for the Reserve Defence Force; the number of units that participated; the number of members in those units in each of the years 2013 to 2016 to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 13965/16 asked on 01 Jun 2016)

Minister of State at the Department of Defence (Deputy Paul Kehoe): Unfortunately it has not proved possible to compile the information requested in the time available. My officials are working with the military authorities to obtain the information and I will forward it to the Deputy as soon as it is available.