Written Answer to Question. - Acreage and Valuation of Agricultural Land.

Tuesday, 22 June 1948

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 111 No. 10

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Mr. J. Flynn: Information on John Flynn  Zoom on John Flynn  asked the Minister for Finance if he will state in respect of each administrative county (a) the total acreage, and (b) the total valuation for rating purposes, of agricultural land, giving the acreage valuation per acre for each county.

Minister for Finance (Mr. McGilligan): Information on Patrick McGilligan  Zoom on Patrick McGilligan  There is no distinction in the valuation lists between agricultural and non-agricultural land. The following particulars for the year ending 28th February, 1949, apply to rateable land.

[1496]Administrative County Acreage Valuation Average valuation per acre
(1) (2) (3) (4)
a r. p. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Carlow 221,538 3 1 131,637 8 0 0 11 11
Cavan 467,162 0 5 224,761 10 0 0 9 7
Clare 807,532 3 18 270,735 1 0 0 6 8
Cork 1,849,560 3 39 789,263 8 0 0 8 6
Donegal 1,200,664 1 37 227,595 15 0 0 3 9
Dublin 206,129 2 35 214,900 2 0 1 0 10
Galway 1,520,610 3 32 379,757 10 0 0 5 0
Kerry 1,169,525 3 39 222,995 19 0 0 3 10
Kildare 418,644 0 37 250,403 7 0 0 12 0
Kilkenny 509,470 0 36 289,406 14 0 0 11 4
Laoighis 424,892 0 13 198,979 10 0 0 9 4
Leitrim 392,757 2 22 116,107 5 0 0 5 11
Limerick 678,849 1 36 399,193 6 0 0 11 9
Longford 257,936 0 7 124,599 18 0 0 9 8
Louth 203,395 0 27 157,110 19 0 0 15 5
Mayo 1,381,979 0 18 261,384 4 0 0 3 9
Meath 579,421 3 5 479,943 2 0 0 16 7
Monaghan 318,985 1 39 207,094 3 0 0 13 0
Offaly 494,363 3 27 196,801 12 0 0 8 0
Roscommon 629,925 3 2 259,042 19 0 0 8 3
Sligo 453,961 0 25 166,465 13 0 0 7 4
Tipperary (Nth. Riding 493,396 3 22 222,355 11 0 0 9 0
Tipperary (Sth. Riding) 558,033 2 34 320,451 7 0 0 11 6
Waterford 456,979 0 11 212,331 15 0 0 9 3
Westmeath 443,089 0 12 257,835 10 0 0 11 8
Wexford 581,061 0 32 296,789 14 0 0 10 3
Wicklow 500,437 0 24 186,170 10 0 0 7 5

The Dáil adjourned at 10.30 p.m. until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 23rd.


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