Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Land Acquisition and Resumption.

Wednesday, 25 May 1955

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 151 No. 1

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Mr. Killilea: Information on Mark Killilea Snr.  Zoom on Mark Killilea Snr.  asked the Minister for Lands whether the Land Commission propose to resume the entire holding of John Deskin, Belclare, County Galway, and, if not, why not.

Minister for Lands (Mr. Blowick): Information on Joseph Blowick  Zoom on Joseph Blowick  The Land Commission had under consideration the acquisition of the holding formerly owned by John Deskin in Thomastown and Carrowntemple and having carefully examined it they decided to take no action.

The Land Commission are, however, examining the position regarding a small parcel which Mr. Deskin occupies in Carrowntemple and which was originally let to another party under temporary agreement.

[21]Mr. Killilea: Information on Mark Killilea Snr.  Zoom on Mark Killilea Snr.  asked the Minister for Lands what progress has been made by the Land Commission towards the resumption of the lands of the representatives of Martin Fallon (Record No. S. 20962), Derrymacloughna, Turloughmore, County Galway.

Mr. Blowick: Information on Joseph Blowick  Zoom on Joseph Blowick  Proceedings have been instituted for the acquisition of these lands, but they are as yet in the early stages.

Mr. Killilea: Information on Mark Killilea Snr.  Zoom on Mark Killilea Snr.  asked the Minister for Lands whether the Land Commission have instituted proceedings for the acquisition of the holding of Patrick M. Garvey (Record No. S. 20976), Timicat, County Galway, and, if not, what is the cause of the delay.

Mr. Blowick: Information on Joseph Blowick  Zoom on Joseph Blowick  Proceedings have been instituted for the acquisition of these lands.


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