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Kildare's State-Of-The-Art Forensic Lab Set To Open This Month

The Celbridge campus is already home to 5 other labs.

The state-of-the-art forensic laboratory in Kildare is set to open by the end of this month.

The Celbridge campus is already home to 5 other labs, including the Central Veterinary Research Laboratory, the Pesticide Control Service and the Dairy Science Lab.

Speaking about the opening following the publication of the Forensic Science Ireland (FSI) Annual Report for 2022, Minister for Justice Helen McEntee said: "I am very pleased with the progress that has been made on the Backweston laboratory in Celbridge Co. Kildare."

She added: "This new facility is a significant investment by the Government in the future of forensics services in Ireland and in building stronger, safer communities. Construction on it is now complete and I look forward to attending the official opening at the end of this month."

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