Corry, Martin John

Wednesday, 12 February 1947

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 104 No. 6

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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Fuel Supplies.

asked the Minister for Industry and Commerce if he is aware that, during the past month, there have been no supplies of fuel available for the people of Cobh; and if he will state what steps, if any, ...More Button

On four occasions during the past month I was in the town of Cobh and I found that the merchants there had notices on their doors, saying: “No orders accepted”. They could not supply even half a cwt....More Button

asked the Minister for Industry and Commerce if he is aware that fuel merchants in Cobh charge for turf at the rate of 4/- a cwt. bag; further, that the charge for turf in Midleton, which is the same ...More Button

I am aware that 4/- per bag was charged for turf in Cobh. I am prepared to stand over that. I asked the merchants what was the price and they told me that it was 4/- a bag. I do not know where the ...More Button

asked the Minister for Industry and Commerce if he is aware that, although Cobh is 15 miles further than Cork from the source of its turf supply, Cork is scheduled as a non-turf area, while Cobh is sc...More Button

I should like to point out—More Button

In view of the unsatisfactory nature of the Minister's reply, I desire to give notice that I shall raise this matter on the adjournment.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Transfer and Dismissal of Carpenters-in-Charge.

The Deputy must be reading some of the Molly Maguire tracts.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Supplies of Potash.

The Minister is aware that beet growers also grow potatoes —and we have first claim on it.More Button

Yes.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Wheat Growing in North Meath.

Why should I grow wheat to feed you?More Button

Order of Business.

What about question No. 6?More Button

How did they know what the answers were going to be?More Button

Private Deputies' Business. - Protection of Game—Motion (Resumed)

For whom is the game being preserved?More Button

You make an exception for the fellow with the money.More Button

I am interested in this motion from the point of view of seeing exactly what the movers of it are coming at. In the first place, we are to restock with game. Who is going to own the game? We are to...More Button

What with?More Button

The Deputy does not mention bread, which has been rationed for our people. If you enter a Dublin hotel now you would think you were at the Tower of Babel. There is room for everyone except a citizen...More Button

What kind of a humbug are you?More Button

That is the only argument for it.More Button

Private Deputies' Business. - Agricultural Produce Motions—Business of Dáil.

I would like, in regard to motion No. 4, to say that I accept the guarantee given by the Minister and, therefore, I am not moving the motion. But like Deputy Halliden, I am anxious, and I think it is...More Button

No, but I am anxious, as it will be two or three months before the Minister will have this Bill ready for introduction. In the meantime, the season for wheat is going. The Government's intentions as...More Button

If the interruptions would cease, we would know where we are. I am speaking, I believe, to the Minister, to appeal to the Minister, on the withdrawal of the motion.More Button

What has Deputy Flanagan to do with it, who does not sow or reap?More Button

I hope it will be a tighter ration next year. Then this will be understood better.More Button


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