Kent, William Rice

Tuesday, 23 May 1933

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 47 No. 13

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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Forestry in County Cork.

asked the Minister for Agriculture whether he can state (1) the acreage of land planted by the Forestry Department on the land known as the Ballynock State Forest, Ballynoe, Co. Cork, formerly in the ...More Button

Do I understand the Minister to say that there is a caretaker in both instances?More Button

Public Services (Temporary Economies) Bill, 1933—Committee.

The Deputy admits that?More Button

Or the Deputies on the Fianna Fáil side.More Button

It is to me a most extraordinary state of affairs that the leader or the deputy-lieutenant of the Labour Party should stand up here and defend the attitude of the Government as regards its economic po...More Button

Yes, but I will have to tighten my belt many a time, like the rest of the farmers. I hope Deputy Davin when asked by the Minister for Finance to make sacrifices in order to bring the economic war to ...More Button

I should be sorry to get away from the amendment. I want to tell the House that I am totally opposed to this amendment. What is the position in this matter of economy so far as the farmers are conce...More Button

Notwithstanding all that has been said with regard to the Army, the question is, can the country in the present economic condition of the farmers afford to maintain the Army we have at present? To my...More Button

I understood we were considering a big estimate for the huge Army we have at present.More Button

The pay of commissioned officers should be cut. In the present economic condition of the farmers, I maintain that we cannot afford to pay the salaries of commissioned officers. My opinion is that eve...More Button


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