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Tierney, Patrick

Thursday, 16 June 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 223 Nbr. 5

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Sale of Quarries.

asked the Minister for Local Government if he has received a request from North Tipperary County Council regarding the sale of quarries to a firm (name supplied); and, if so, what is the present po...More Button

Perhaps the Minister did not want us to hear him.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Coolock (Dublin) Housing Grant.

No vulgarity to the Taoiseach now.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - County Tipperary Estate.

asked the Minister for Lands what steps have been taken since a previous reply on the matter regarding the acquisition and division of the Goor Estate, Portroe, County Tipperary.More Button

Can the Minister inform the House how long ago it is since I raised this question and how many times I have raised it?More Button

Is that not in similar terms to the reply the Minister gave me at least six months ago?More Button

In view of the amount of congestion in that particular area, can the Minister at least say when he expects the Land Commission to finish negotiations with this large German landowner?More Button

I have not had a chance to read it yet.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - County Tipperary Forestry Employment.

asked the Minister for Lands if he is aware that workers are being brought a distance of six and a half miles to work at Emill Forest, County Tipperary while at the same time workers at Cloughjorda...More Button

I presume that the Minister made inquiries in the Forestry Department when this question was put down and that this is actually the text of their reply. I want to inform the Minister that it is co...More Button

Would the Minister further investigate this situation?More Button

asked the Minister for Lands if he is aware that when forestry workers were being laid off at Cloughjordan forest, County Tipperary some workers with farms and other sources of income were kept on,...More Button

I understand that all were married, with the exception of one.More Button

Can the Minister give any reason why one single man was kept on?More Button

I think that the Minister has got mixed up. His answer is completely mixed up.More Button

I am not. The one man who was kept on is a landowner who happens to be secretary of the local Fianna Fáil cumann. He was also at a reception at which he met the Minister for Lands this tim...More Button