Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Ballybrittas (Laois) Speed Limit.
Does the Minister think it advisable to have a speed limit in a place like Ballybrittas?
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Sale of Cattle.
Would the Minister indicate the date of the pending increases in cattle prices announced by him? Could he give the approximate date?
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Free Secondary Education.
Will free transport be available for pupils from isolated districts to the nearest school?
We will have it as a separate matter next week.
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Closing of Laois Brewery.
Does the Minister not agree that this brewery was purchased for the sole purpose of closing it down and wiping out a competitor? If so, in view of the unemployment involved, does he disclaim any Gove...
Committee on Finance. - Vote 27-Local Government (Resumed).
There is no money. Down in Cork, the money is completely inadequate.
The Minister would not receive a deputation from Cork County Council. Every ruse was used to avoid doing so.
The only people who are building houses now are foreigners.
It is worse this year than it ever was.
The position in the building industry is worse today than it ever was.
The Minister should treat this matter seriously. He is not doing that.
Would the Minister accept an invitation to a meeting of Cork County Council to discuss matters there?
I am merely asking a question. Will he agree to accept an invitation?
The Minister said he was willing to answer questions and this is a vital question.
That statement is quite true.
The Minister has no money. The 1965-66——
I never spoke without interruption, Sir, I do not like to speak without interruption.
It would be better to call them “factual statements” than “interruptions”.
Why not disband that association then if you do not want to see them?
Would the Minister not agree that he should give these people some time to put their views before him?
There must be great discrimination because we were only able to get money for four houses.
I will have a few to put.
If the Leas-Cheann Comhairle would allow me, I could answer that.
The Minister could decide to give approval to the West Cork scheme.
That is the allegation.
That is what is in the mind of some of the Deputies.
You have plenty of money, so?
May I put this question?
The Minister is speaking about red type now, Sir.
It is all fiction. You are a mass of untruths from start to finish.
Of your statement.
The Minister does not mean that usually.
The Minister is not the Chairman.
The Minister should——
£40 a week? Progress reported. The Dáil adjourned at 10.30 p.m. until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, 12th October, 1966.