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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Dún Laoghaire Statue.

Tuesday, 25 January 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 220 No. 1

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31.

Mr. Ryan: Information on Richie Ryan Zoom on Richie Ryan asked the Minister for Finance if he will state in relation [25] to the statue of Christ the King by Andrew O'Connor whether the Office of Public Works allocated a site for it at Dún Laoghaire; if so, when and where; the functions of the Office of Public Works in relation thereto; and the amount of money expended by the Office in connection therewith.

Mr. J. Gibbons: Information on James M. Gibbons Zoom on James M. Gibbons In 1931 the Commissioners of Public Works offered a 99 year lease of a site at St. Michael's Wharf to the Committee for “Christ the King Monument”. The offer was not taken up by the Committee. No expenditure was incurred by the Commissioners on the project.


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