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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Land Commission Holdings in Westmeath.

Tuesday, 8 February 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 220 No. 7

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Mr. L'Estrange: Information on Gerald L'Estrange Zoom on Gerald L'Estrange asked the Minister for Lands the name, acreage and location of each of the holdings in County Westmeath held by the Land Commission at present; the dates on [954] which these holding were acquired; and when it is proposed to allocate them.

Minister for Lands (Mr. Moran): Information on Michael Moran Zoom on Michael Moran The particulars requested are contained in a tabular statement which I propose, with your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, to circulate with the Official Report.

Following is the statement:

County Westmeath.

PARTICULARS of Estates—(apart from turbary, insignificant residues of allotted properties and lands transferred in exchange)—in the possession of the Land Commission for division.

Estate Record Number Townland Approximate Location Area (acres) Date of Possession
Black U.C.217 Coolure Demesne 2½ miles West of Castlepollard 190 1/5/61
*Smith S.22226 Cappagh 10 miles N.W. of Mullingar. 241 30/1/62
Daly S.21462 Scurlockstown 3 miles N.W. of Delvin. 42 1/12/61
*Duffy S.21204 Castletown 8 miles S.W. of Mullingar. 107 8/2/62
Mulderry U.C.267 Cappagh 10 miles N.W. of Mullingar. 83 5/7/62
Kenny U.C.281 Portjack 4 miles west of Castlepollard. 68 16/1/63
Pearson S.22541¹ Tullaghan 2½ miles M.W. of Mullingar. 204 29/3/63
*Weir U.C.308 Ballyboy 4 miles N.W. of Mullingar. 98 1/10/63
Graham S.22926 Tullaghane 2½ miles N.W. of Mullingar. 148 31/10/63
Franciscan Fathers U.C.312 Donore, etc. 1 mile North of Multyfarnham 549 1/11/63
Halpin U.C.311 Gillardstowltown 4 miles S.E. of Castlepollard. 203 1/1/64
Taaffe S.23115 Ballycorkey 2½ miles N.E. of Ballynacargy. 216 1/2/64
Molphy S.23160 Cappagh 10 miles N.W. of Mullingar. 73 15/2/64
*O'Dell S.2849 Kilcleagh 5 miles S.W. of Moate. 77 3/4/64
Fagan S.22608 Archwestown 4 miles North of Delvin. 218 20/3/64
McCartney & Lyons. S.23211 & S.2321111 Ladestown 4 miles West of Mullingar. 534 23/3/64
Walsh S.22827 Gorteen, etc. 5 miles South of Mullingar. 136 17/4/64
Gaffney U.C.350 Mulliganstown 4 miles N.W. of Delvin. 123 8/5/64
Keaney S.23182 Ballinvally 1½ N.W. of Delvin. 59 2/5/64
Kellaghan U.C.346 Ballycorkey 2½ N.E. of Ballynacargy. 103 23/10/64
Nicholl S.23541 Teurin 6 miles N.E. of Mullingar. 217 9/12/64
Casey S.23386 Corralstown 4 miles East of Mullingar. 50 1/12/61
Gibney S.23432 Mabestown 3 miles N.W. of Delvin. 15 1/3/65
Holmes U.C.388 Simonstown 4 miles West of Castlepollard. 91 1/3/65
[955][956]McCormack S.23478 Clonbrusk, etc. 1 mile North of Athlone. 50 15/3/65
Horan S.23882 Ballynahown 7 miles S.W. of Athlone. 57 1/4/65
Holmes S.24068 Newtown 4 miles West of Castlepollard. 72 11/3/65
Kenny S.23512 Meehn, etc. 1½ miles North of Athlone. 40 27/1/65
Bird U.C.415 Ballyhown 2½ miles S.E. of Killucan. 32 31/8/65
Kenny U.C.454 Ballymaglavy 14 miles West of Mullingar. 131 1/10/65

*Already partly alloted.

NOTES:—1. It is not possible at present to indicate when the individual estates mentioned will be allotted but there will be no avoidable delay.

2. During the last three complete financial years the aggregate area allotted in County Westmeath was approximately 5,500 acres.

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