Morrissey, Daniel

Wednesday, 2 June 1948

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 111 No. 2

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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Annual Wheat Consumption.

I assume that the Deputy is referring to pre-war consumption in the form of flour and wheaten-meal. The average annual quantity of dried wheat milled in the three-year period 1936-1938 was 490,000 ton...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Timber Fuel.

No decision has yet been taken regarding the ex-dump price of timber fuel.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Shops Order, 1947.

The closing hours complained of have been in operation for the past seven years and apply generally throughout the country. Before the 1947 Order was made the statutory notice of intention to make suc...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Extending Electricity to Spiddal.

I am informed that the Electricity Supply Board have been investigating the possibility of providing a supply of electricity in the Spiddal area under the rural electrification scheme. It will not be...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - West Cork Towns—Electricity Supply.

The provision of an electricity supply to the villages mentioned is not contemplated in the near future as the estimated receipts would not meet the capital and other charges involved. I understand t...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Commodore Hotel (Cobh).

The Commodore Hotel, Cobh, was bought by the Irish Tourist Board in order to improve facilities for visitors landing and embarking at Cobh. It was purchased by the board in 1947 for £11,000. Costs ...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Fixing Retail Prices.

The prices of essential goods are subject to control and maximum prices are fixed at the lowest levels that can be justified, having regard to raw material costs and production and distribution charge...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Licences for Haulage Vehicles.

There are at present 890 merchandise licences held by persons other than the public transport companies. One thousand four hundred and eighty-nine licences have been granted since the licensing requ...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Slieveardagh Coalfield.

I am not yet in a position to make a statement on this matter.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Claremorris Racecourse.

I should like to say that I appreciate the spirit in which Deputy Byrne has made the suggestion. I do not understand the sneers with which it was received. I would, however, suggest to Deputy Byrne t...More Button

I hope Deputy MacEntee will never be in my hands completely.More Button


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