O'Kelly, Seán T.

Wednesday, 7 December 1938

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 73 No. 9

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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Official Contractors.

Following on the undertaking given on 25th May, 1938, full inquiries were made into the cause of non-appointment of Messrs. Dixon & Co., Upper Erne Street, Dublin, as official contractors for candles...More Button

I have made full inquiry into the reason why the advisory committee recommended non-acceptance of the tender. I could give the Deputy and the House the full facts here, but I do not think it advantag...More Button

There is a list of from 20 to 25 complaints made by local authorities all over the country—Cork Mental Hospital; County Hospital, Castlebar; County Sanatorium, Ballinrobe; County Home, Castlebar; Coun...More Button

I cannot say they were heard in respect of each complaint.More Button

I cannot say they were heard in respect of every complaint, but I feel quite satisfied, although I am speaking without the book, that in making their inquiry the combined purchasing section and its di...More Button

Most certainly, if they were not given a full opportunity.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Relief Works.

The reply is in the negative.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Winter Relief Grants.

I would refer the Deputy to the reply which I gave him on the 23rd ultimo to a previous question put down by him. There are no winter grants, as such, but as intimated in my previous reply, it is the...More Button

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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Widows' and Orphans' Pensions.

The information required by the Deputy is set out in a detailed statement which will be printed in the Official Report.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Non-Contributory Pensions.

The total number of non-contributory pensions payable at September 30th, 1938, under the Widows' and Orphans' Pensions Acts was 28,538, and the information sought by the Deputy as to the numbers at ea...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Cork City Management Act.

I have indicated to the Cork City Council the extent to which their proposals for the amendment of the Cork City Management Act can be adopted. The council have notified me of their willingness to po...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Pension Schemes Under Local Authorities.

I am not yet in a position to give the Deputy the information he desires.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Pensions for Cork Workers.

I have been notified by the Cork City Manager that he hopes to be in a position to notify the Department during the present month of proposals with regard to a superannuation scheme for employees of ...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Home Assistance.

The number of persons in receipt of home assistance on the last Saturday of October, 1938, was 78,327, including dependents.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Labourers' Cottages.

No draft scheme was received by me from the Kildare Board of Health and Public Assistance. A scheme made by the board in September, 1937, was submitted but had to be remade owing to errors made there...More Button

That is correct.More Button

That is correct.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Hospital Building Schemes.

I am having the information collected, and I will send it to the Deputy in due course.More Button

Order of Business.

It is proposed to take the business as on the Order Paper Nos. 1 to 13, omitting No. 11; No. 7 will be taken after No. 12. Public business will not be interrupted at 9 o'clock to take Private Deputie...More Button

I anticipate there will be sufficient time.More Button

I think the Deputy will find that there will be ample time for discussion.More Button

Local Authorities (Combined Purchasing) Bill, 1938—First Stage.

In the course of a few days. Second Stage fixed for Wednesday, 8th February, 1939.More Button

Written Answers. - The Widows' and Orphans' Pensions Acts.

The information is as follows:— RETURN showing the number of Appeals under the Widows' and Orphans' Pensions Acts under consideration at the 1st of each month of the year 1938, and the number of Appea...More Button

Written Answers. - Home Assistance.

The following is a statement showing number of persons in receipt of home assistance in each public assistance area on the last Saturday of each month in 1938 (to the end of October) and the total num...More Button

The following is a table showing the average weekly amount paid in home assistance in each public assistance area in each month of 1938 (to end of October), and the average weekly amount of the total ...More Button

The following is a table showing the number of persons in receipt of home assistance on the last Saturday of each of the months August, 1937, to September, 1938, inclusive, and the cost of home assist...More Button

Written Answers. - Arrears of Rent.

The reply is in the form of a table, which will be printed in the Official Report. Following is the reply:More Button


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