Written Answers. - Military Service (Pensions) Act, 1927.

Wednesday, 11 April 1951

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 125 No. 4

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Mr. Keane: Information on Seán Keane  Zoom on Seán Keane  asked the Minister for Defence if he will state whether, under the amending Act of 1943 to the Military Service (Pensions) Act, 1927, the widow of the late Commandant Joseph Ahearne is entitled to a pension.

General MacEoin: Information on General Seán MacEoin  Zoom on General Seán MacEoin  A form of application has been issued to Mrs. Cecilia Ahearne, Carrigeen, Croaghta Park, Glasheen Road, Cork, widow of the late ex-Captain Joseph Ahearne, to enable her to claim an allowance under the Army Pensions Act, 1927, as amended by the Army Pensions Act, 1943. When the completed form is returned, I will have the case referred to the Army Pensions Board for immediate consideration.

Mr. Sheehan: Information on Michael Sheehan  Zoom on Michael Sheehan  asked the Minister for Defence if he will state the necessary steps to provide the widow and family of the late Commandant Joseph Ahearne with a pension equal to the disability pension which he was in receipt of at the time of his death in view of the fact that he died of the [518] disease for which he was awarded the disability pension.

General MacEoin: Information on General Seán MacEoin  Zoom on General Seán MacEoin  A form of application has been issued to Mrs. Cecilia Ahearne, Carrigeen, Croaghta Park, Glasheen Road, Cork, widow of the late ex-Captain Joseph Ahearne, to enable her to claim an allowance under the Army Pensions Act, 1927, as amended by the Army Pensions Act, 1943. When the completed form is returned, I will have the case referred to the Army Pensions Board for immediate consideration.

An Leas-Cheann Comhairle: Information on Patrick Hogan  Zoom on Patrick Hogan  The remaining questions will be put on tomorrow's order paper.


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