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Moran, Michael

Tuesday, 8 February 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 220 Nbr. 7

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

The particulars requested are contained in a tabular statement which I propose, with your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, to circulate with the Official Report.More Button

Following is the statement:More Button

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.More Button

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.More Button

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

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - County Tipperary Estates.

The Roche, Gavin and Dwyer properties have been taken over by the Land Commission. Possession of the Heffernan Estate has not yet been taken but there is hope that it will be arranged quite soon. ...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Division of Land.

Unremitting effort is made to dispose of lands on hands of the Land Commission as rapidly as possible and there are standing instructions to the effect that acquired lands be put into the possessio...More Button

Senators from rural areas will no doubt be aware of the meticulous examination that must take place for the preparation of a scheme for division. Indeed, Senators and Deputies would be the first t...More Button

As I have said, in the general run of cases, the position now is that within two years schemes are prepared and the land is divided. I make a special exception of the cases of land where migrants ...More Button

At 31st March last the Land Commission had in their possession, apart from substantial areas of turbary and inferior quality land, some 59,000 acres of arable land. That such an acreage, however, ...More Button

I do not like having lands in the possession of the Land Commission for an inordinate time and my fixed ambition is to get the period down to 2 years: in pursuance of that objective I have arrange...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Division of County Tipperary Estates.

I would refer the Deputy to my reply to a previous question on 23rd November last about this 111 acre property. Inquiries are being arranged to ascertain what further action can be taken but it is...More Button

This 19 acre property was surrendered to the Land Commission last March in exchange for a new holding. Pending completion of the necessary inquiries on the ground I am unable to say when the schem...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Gaeltacht Deontas.

Ní bhaineann na haoiseanna atá luaite ag an Teachta leis an scéim sin: sé bliana d'aois i dtús na scoilbhliana an iosteorainn agus níl aon uasteorainn aois...More Button