Written Answers. - Gaeltacht Housing Grants

Wednesday, 21 February 1934

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 50 No. 12

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[1794]Mr. D. O'Leary: Information on Daniel O'Leary  Zoom on Daniel O'Leary  asked the Minister for Lands and Fisheries whether Michael Twomey, Derrinanig, Reananaree, Co. Cork, has applied for a grant or loan under the Housing (Gaeltacht) Act, and, if so, if he will state what was the valuation of the holding and whether Irish was the normal language of the household when the application was made, and whether the grant or loan has yet been sanctioned.

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Lands and Fisheries (Mr. O'Grady): Information on Seán O'Grady  Zoom on Seán O'Grady  An appointment was made on 26th March, 1930. The Poor Law Valuation of the applicant's holding is £10 5s. It is reported that Irish is the normal language of the household. A decision on the application has not yet been made.

Mr. D. O'Leary: Information on Daniel O'Leary  Zoom on Daniel O'Leary  asked the Minister for Lands and Fisheries whether Timothy Connor, Danganisallagh, Ballyvourney, Co. Cork, has applied for a grant or loan under the Housing (Gaeltacht) Act, and, if so, if he will state what was the valuation of the holding and whether Irish was the normal language of the household when the application was made, and whether the grant or loan has yet been sanctioned.

Mr. O'Grady: Information on Seán O'Grady  Zoom on Seán O'Grady  An application was made on 22nd November, 1932, and is at present under investigation by the Department's surveyor. No decision can be given until a full report has been received from the surveyor.

Mr. D. O'Leary: Information on Daniel O'Leary  Zoom on Daniel O'Leary  asked the Minister for Lands and Fisheries whether Michael Riordan, Knockroe, Kilnamartyra, County Cork, has applied for a grant or loan under the Housing (Gaeltacht) Act, and, if so, if he will state what was the valuation of the holding and whether Irish was the normal language of the household when the application was made, and whether the grant or loan has yet been sanctioned.

Mr. O'Grady: Information on Seán O'Grady  Zoom on Seán O'Grady  An application was made on 22nd January, 1932. The Poor Law Valuation of the holding is £21. Irish is reported to be the normal [1795] language of the household. The application was sanctioned on 6th instant.

Mr. D. O'Leary: Information on Daniel O'Leary  Zoom on Daniel O'Leary  asked the Minister for Lands and Fisheries whether Batt Murphy, Knockroe, Kilnamartyra, County Cork, has applied for a grant or loan under the Housing (Gaeltacht) Act, and, if so, if he will state what was the valuation of the holding and whether Irish was the normal language of the household when the application was made, and whether the grant or loan has yet been sanctioned.

Mr. O'Grady: Information on Seán O'Grady  Zoom on Seán O'Grady  An application was made on 22nd January, 1932. The Poor Law Valuation of the holding is £8 5s. Irish was reported to be the normal language of the household. The application has not been granted as the applicant would not agree to comply with the necessary conditions.

Mr. D. O'Leary: Information on Daniel O'Leary  Zoom on Daniel O'Leary  asked the Minister for Lands and Fisheries whether John Moynihan, Cahirnacaha, Ballingeary, has applied for a grant or loan under the Housing (Gaeltacht) Act, and, if so, if he will state what was the valuation of the holding and whether Irish was the normal language of the household when the application was made, and whether the grant or loan has yet been sanctioned.

Mr. O'Grady: Information on Seán O'Grady  Zoom on Seán O'Grady  An application was made on 28th October, 1931. The Poor Law Valuation of the holding is £25. Irish is reported to be the normal language of the household. The case has not yet been determined.


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