Written Answers. - Telephone Service.

Tuesday, 2 November 1982

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 338 No. 3

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435.

Mr. Fleming: Information on Brian A. Fleming  Zoom on Brian A. Fleming  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in County Dublin.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. Wilson): Information on John P. Wilson  Zoom on John P. Wilson  Within about a year.

436.

Mr. Aylward: Information on Liam Aylward  Zoom on Liam Aylward  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs if he will provide telephone service for a person (details supplied) in County Kilkenny who needs this service for business purposes.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. Wilson): Information on John P. Wilson  Zoom on John P. Wilson  It is expected that service will be provided within about four months.

437.

Mr. Aylward: Information on Liam Aylward  Zoom on Liam Aylward  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in County Kilkenny where an application was made some four years ago.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. Wilson): Information on John P. Wilson  Zoom on John P. Wilson  The application referred to was cancelled in the absence of a response to an offer of service made earlier this year. If telephone service is required a fresh application should be made.

438.

Mr. G. Birmingham: Information on George. M. Birmingham  Zoom on George. M. Birmingham  asked the [475] Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a proper telephone service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in Dublin 5.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. Wilson): Information on John P. Wilson  Zoom on John P. Wilson  Service will be restored as soon as possible but this may take a week or so because of the large number of faults on hands.

439.

Mr. G. Birmingham: Information on George. M. Birmingham  Zoom on George. M. Birmingham  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a proper telephone service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in Dublin 5.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. Wilson): Information on John P. Wilson  Zoom on John P. Wilson  Service has been restored.

440.

Mr. G. Birmingham: Information on George. M. Birmingham  Zoom on George. M. Birmingham  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in Dublin 5.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. Wilson): Information on John P. Wilson  Zoom on John P. Wilson  Within about a year.

441.

Miss Harney: Information on Mary Harney  Zoom on Mary Harney  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs if he will provide a telephone service as a matter of urgency for a person (details supplied) in Dublin 12.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. Wilson): Information on John P. Wilson  Zoom on John P. Wilson  Service will be provided as soon as possible but it is unlikely that the necessary engineering work will be completed for about a year.

442.

Miss Harney: Information on Mary Harney  Zoom on Mary Harney  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs if he is aware that as a result of an error made by his Department a telephone service was not provided for a person (details supplied) in County Dublin when telephones were being installed in his area; and if he will ensure that this person is provided with service immediately.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. Wilson): Information on John P. Wilson  Zoom on John P. Wilson  I am aware of the application. Terms are being quoted to the person named and service will be provided [476] within about three months after the necessary agreement has been signed.

443.

Miss Harney: Information on Mary Harney  Zoom on Mary Harney  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs if he will provide a telephone service as a matter of urgency for the remaining applicants in the Greenogue Estate, Rathcoole, County Dublin.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. Wilson): Information on John P. Wilson  Zoom on John P. Wilson  It has not been possible in the time available to trace any waiting applications at Greenogue Estate, Rathcoole, County Dublin. If the Deputy can supply further information, e.g. names, addresses and dates of applications further inquiry will be made.

444.

Miss Harney: Information on Mary Harney  Zoom on Mary Harney  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs if he will ensure that the telephone of a person (details supplied) is repaired immediately and a rental rebate granted in view of the length of time it has been out of order.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. Wilson): Information on John P. Wilson  Zoom on John P. Wilson  Service has been restored. A rebate of rental is being allowed for the period without service.

445.

Miss Harney: Information on Mary Harney  Zoom on Mary Harney  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs if he will provide telephone service as a matter of urgency for a person (details supplied) in County Dublin.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. Wilson): Information on John P. Wilson  Zoom on John P. Wilson  Service will be provided as soon as possible but it is unlikely that the necessary engineering work will be completed for about a year.

446.

Miss Harney: Information on Mary Harney  Zoom on Mary Harney  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs if he will provide a transfer of a telephone service as soon as possible for a person (details supplied) in Dublin 12.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. Wilson): Information on John P. Wilson  Zoom on John P. Wilson  It is expected that service will be provided within about two months.

447.

Miss Harney: Information on Mary Harney  Zoom on Mary Harney  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs if he will provide [477] a telephone service as a matter of urgency for a person (details supplied) in County Dublin.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. Wilson): Information on John P. Wilson  Zoom on John P. Wilson  It is expected that service will be provided within about six months.

488.

Miss Harney: Information on Mary Harney  Zoom on Mary Harney  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs if, in view of the recurring fault on the telephone line of a person (details supplied) in County Dublin, he will allocate a new telephone line and grant a rental rebate.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs, (Mr. Wilson): Information on John P. Wilson  Zoom on John P. Wilson  Service has been restored and is now satisfactory. A rebate of rental is being allowed for the period without service.

449.

Mr. Coughlan: Information on Clement Coughlan  Zoom on Clement Coughlan  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in County Donegal.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. Wilson): Information on John P. Wilson  Zoom on John P. Wilson  Service will be provided as soon as possible but it is unlikely that the necessary engineering work can be completed for about a year.

450.

Miss Harney: Information on Mary Harney  Zoom on Mary Harney  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs if he will ensure that the telephone service of a person (details supplied) in County Dublin is restored immediately; and if he will grant a rental rebate for the duration service was not provided.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. Wilson): Information on John P. Wilson  Zoom on John P. Wilson  Service will be restored within the next few days. An appropriate rebate of rental will be allowed.

451.

Miss Harney: Information on Mary Harney  Zoom on Mary Harney  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs if, in view of the special circumstances he will provide a telephone service as a matter of urgency for persons (details supplied) in County Dublin.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. Wilson): Information on John P. Wilson  Zoom on John P. Wilson  Service will be provided as soon [478] as possible but it is unlikely that it will be possible to do so for about a year.

452.

Miss Harney: Information on Mary Harney  Zoom on Mary Harney  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs if, in view of the length of time the telephone of a firm (details supplied) in Dublin was out of order, he will grant a rental rebate.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. Wilson): Information on John P. Wilson  Zoom on John P. Wilson  A rebate of rental will be allowed.

453.

Miss Harney: Information on Mary Harney  Zoom on Mary Harney  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs if, in view of the length of time the telephone of a person (details supplied) was out of order, he will grant a rental rebate.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. Wilson): Information on John P. Wilson  Zoom on John P. Wilson  An appropriate rebate of rental will be allowed.

454.

Miss Harney: Information on Mary Harney  Zoom on Mary Harney  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs if he will ensure that the telephone of a person (details supplied) in County Dublin is repaired immediately; and if, in view of the length of time service was not available, he will grant a rental rebate.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs, (Mr. Wilson): Information on John P. Wilson  Zoom on John P. Wilson  Service has been restored. A rebate of rental is being allowed for the period without service.

455.

Miss Harney: Information on Mary Harney  Zoom on Mary Harney  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs if he will provide a telephone service as a matter of urgency for a person (details supplied) in County Dublin.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. Wilson): Information on John P. Wilson  Zoom on John P. Wilson  It is expected that service will be provided within about six months.

456.

Miss Harney: Information on Mary Harney  Zoom on Mary Harney  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs if, in view of the length of time the telephone of a person (details supplied) in County Dublin was out of order, he will grant a rental rebate.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs, (Mr. Wilson): Information on John P. Wilson  Zoom on John P. Wilson  A rebate of rental will be allowed.

[479]457.

Miss Harney: Information on Mary Harney  Zoom on Mary Harney  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs the action he proposes to take to deal with the unsatisfactory service experienced by telephone subscribers in the Clondalkin area of County Dublin during the past six months; and if he will ensure that these subscribers are granted a rental rebate for the duration their telephones were out of order.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. Wilson): Information on John P. Wilson  Zoom on John P. Wilson  A number of cable breaks in recent months caused interruptions of telephone service in the Clondalkin area. Rebates of rental will be granted on request to subscribers who were left without service as a result.

It is planned to provide a new digital exchange at Clondalkin next year to replace the existing exchanges there. This should result in a substantial improvement of service in the area. In the meantime every effort is being made to provide the best possible standard of service with the existing equipment.


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