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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - CIE Uniform Buttons.

Tuesday, 25 January 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 220 No. 1

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Mr. L. Belton: Information on Luke Belton Zoom on Luke Belton asked the Minister for Transport and Power why buttons used on uniforms worn by workers employed by CIE are manufactured in Britain in view of the present Buy Irish campaign.

Dr. Hillery: Information on Patrick John Hillery Zoom on Patrick John Hillery I am informed by CIE that buttons used on uniforms issued to CIE staff are purchased direct from suppliers by uniform manufacturers who advise that the buttons are of Irish manufacture with the exception of chrome plated metal buttons which are unobtainable in this country.


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