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Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Retirement of CIE Chairman

Thursday, 16 June 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 223 No. 5

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Mr. S. Dunne: Information on Seán Dunne Zoom on Seán Dunne asked the Minister for Transport and Power the date of retirement of the Chairman of CIE.

Minister for Transport and Power (Mr. Childers): Information on Erskine Hamilton Childers Zoom on Erskine Hamilton Childers Dr. Andrews will retire from the post of Chairman of CIE on 7th October, 1966.

Mr. S. Dunne: Information on Seán Dunne Zoom on Seán Dunne Is it the position that this poor man is now the chairman of two semi-State bodies?

An Ceann Comhairle: Information on Patrick Hogan Zoom on Patrick Hogan That does not arise on this question. This question asked for a date.

Mr. S. Dunne: Information on Seán Dunne Zoom on Seán Dunne Might I ask then, arising out of the question, are we to take it that he pockets the £8,000 lump sum and the miserable £65 weekly pension with one hand while he made the decree for exorbitant bus fares?

An Ceann Comhairle: Information on Patrick Hogan Zoom on Patrick Hogan That does not arise on this question. This is a factual question; it asked for a date.

Mr. S. Dunne: Information on Seán Dunne Zoom on Seán Dunne I merely want to get some additional information as to the activities of this public official before he bids farewell to one section of the community. He has been at great pains to extract every penny from that community during his period of office with CIE.

An Ceann Comhairle: Information on Patrick Hogan Zoom on Patrick Hogan Question No. 3.


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