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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Removal of Election Material.

Tuesday, 28 June 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 223 No. 9

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Mr. Carter: Information on Frank Carter Zoom on Frank Carter asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs if he will take steps to have posters and other advertising material for election purposes removed from telegraph poles.

Mr. J. Brennan: Information on Joseph Brennan Zoom on Joseph Brennan It is not intended that my Department should incur special expenses in removing election material from Telegraph poles. Any such material found on poles in the course of engineering work will be removed.

Mr. Carter: Information on Frank Carter Zoom on Frank Carter The Minister made a public statement that he was prepared to proceed against persons who posted this material on telephone poles. Is the Minister now in a position to say if he will, in fact, move against those people?

Mr. L'Estrange: Information on Gerald L'Estrange Zoom on Gerald L'Estrange Against Deputy Haughey, as director of elections?

Mr. Norton: Information on Patrick Norton Zoom on Patrick Norton Against the President, I presume.

Mr. Ryan: Information on Richie Ryan Zoom on Richie Ryan He did a first-class job. If the Minister's Department were as [1346] efficient as his supporters were before the elections, all these posters would be gone long ago.


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