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Brennan, Patrick

Tuesday, 28 June 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 223 Nbr. 9


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

With your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, I propose to take Questions Nos. 8 and 9 together.More Button

The removal after the event of election material on public display is the responsibility of those who carry out the posting not of the local authorities.More Button

Under the Local Government (Planning and Development) Act, 1963, the erection of advertisements relating to a Presidential, Dáil or local election or a referendum is exempted development on ...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Local Authority Balances.

With your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, I propose to take Questions Nos. 10 and 11 together.More Button

The required information is not available in my Department. It will, however, be obtained from the local authorities concerned and forwarded in due course to the Deputy.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Audit of Local Authority Accounts.

As the reply is mainly in the form of a tabular statement, I propose, with your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, to circulate it in the Official Report.More Button

Following is the statement:More Button

Owing to the difficulties of recruitment, the Audit Branch of my Department was short-staffed over a number of years but is now at full established strength, and audit programmes are being designed...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Keeping of Swine.

Draft bye-laws for the keeping of swine which have been submitted to me by Dublin Corporation are at present under examination in my Department. I will be communicating with the Corporation regard...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Dublin Traffic.

I would refer the Deputy to my reply to his previous question on 15th March last on the subject. The report is still under consideration by the road authorities concerned and no decisions have bee...More Button

Under sections 89 and 90 of the Road Traffic Act, 1961, the Commissioner of the Garda Síochána may, with my consent, and after consultation with the local authority, make bye-laws for...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Dorset Row (Dublin) Closure.

With your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, I propose to take Questions Nos. 16 and 17 together.More Button

I understand that the operations referred to by the Deputy in his questions were carried out pursuant to powers vested in Dublin Corporation under section 45 of the Dublin Corporation Act, 1890.More Button

I understand it has been closed down as a public thoroughfare.More Button

I understand the Corporation have made the necessary provisions under the Act.More Button

I understand they have the right under section 45 of the Dublin Corporation Act.More Button

In this case the Corporation did not have to apply to the Department.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Valentia Island Bridge.

With your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, I propose to reply to Questions Nos. 18 and 19 together.More Button

A proposal for the acceptance of a tender for the bridge referred to has been received from the Kerry County Council and is under consideration in my Department. I hope to communicate with the cou...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Kerry Road Improvements.

With your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, I propose to take Questions Nos. 20 and 21 together.More Button

The proposals in which the Deputy is interested relate to main roads. The formulation of proposals for execution under the Main Road Improvement Grant of £109,560 made available to the Kerry ...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Keadew (Cavan) Vocational School.

I have received an appeal from the County Cavan Vocational Education Committee against the decision of the Cavan County Council refusing outline permission for the construction of a vocational scho...More Button

The Deputy is a member of Cavan County Council and I suggest it is there he should make that point.More Button

That has nothing to do with planning permission.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Templeport (Cavan) Water Scheme.

No tender has been submitted to my Department for Templeport group water scheme.More Button

A proposal from Cavan County Council to meet the cost of certain alterations in pipe sizes in the scheme to provide for integration with a possible future regional scheme is at present under consid...More Button

Originally there was some difficulty regarding the source. Then it was found there was an unusually high agricultural demand and they met within the past couple of months to consider expanding the...More Button

I would not say that. We are awaiting a tender from the group at the moment.More Button

We are awaiting a tender. We have no tender from the group.More Button

A proposal from Cavan County Council to meet the cost of certain alterations in pipe sizes to provide for integration with a possible future regional scheme. But we have no tender submitted from t...More Button

Yes.More Button

In the meantime we are awaiting a tender from the group for the scheme.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Kerry Water Scheme.

I understand that there has been no delay in carrying out the Minard regional water supply scheme and that it is expected that the work will be completed in three or four months. I also understand...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Condition of Youghal Houses.

I am not so aware. I understand from the local authority that, while there have been some such complaints, any defects found were of a minor nature and have been remedied. It is not considered th...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Newport (Mayo) Sewer.

There has been no change in the position in regard to this scheme since my reply to Question No. 15 by the Deputy on 17th May.More Button

I am not so aware.More Button