Written Answers. - Telephone Service.

Wednesday, 2 March 1983

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 340 No. 8

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323.

Mr. G. Brady: Information on Gerard Brady  Zoom on Gerard Brady  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in Dublin 8.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  Within about a year.

324.

Mr. R. Bruton: Information on Richard Bruton  Zoom on Richard Bruton  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in Dublin 3.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  Service will be provided as soon as possible but it is unlikely that the necessary cabling can be completed for about a year.

325.

Mr. R. Bruton: Information on Richard Bruton  Zoom on Richard Bruton  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when he will provide a cable to service telephone applicants (details supplied) in Dublin 9.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  Within about a year.

326.

Mr. Mac Giolla: Information on Tomás MacGiolla  Zoom on Tomás MacGiolla  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be provided for the sub-post office in Unit 7, Neilstown shopping centre, Dublin where considerable sums of money have been dispensed in the last couple of years; and if he is aware that a new exchange has now been installed less than a mile away in Cherry Orchard.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  Service will be provided as soon as possible but it is unlikely that the [1547] necessary engineering work can be completed for about a year.

I am aware of the new exchange referred to.

327.

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

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  Within about three months.

328.

Mr. S. Walsh: Information on Seán Walsh  Zoom on Seán Walsh  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in Dublin 6.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  Within about a year.

329.

Mr. Connolly: Information on Gerard C. Connolly  Zoom on Gerard C. Connolly  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in County Laois.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  Within about a year.

330.

Mr. Connolly: Information on Gerard C. Connolly  Zoom on Gerard C. Connolly  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in County Offaly.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  Within about a year.

331.

Mr. Connolly: Information on Gerard C. Connolly  Zoom on Gerard C. Connolly  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a person (details supplied) in County Offaly will be provided with a telephone service.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  Within about six to nine months.

332.

Mr. Connolly: Information on Gerard C. Connolly  Zoom on Gerard C. Connolly  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a person (details supplied) in County Kildare will be provided with a telephone service.

[1548]Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  Within about a year.

333.

Mr. Connolly: Information on Gerard C. Connolly  Zoom on Gerard C. Connolly  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a person (details supplied) in County Offaly will be provided with a telephone service.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  Within about six to nine months.

334.

Mr. Connolly: Information on Gerard C. Connolly  Zoom on Gerard C. Connolly  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a person (details supplied) in County Laois will be provided with a telephone service.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  Within about a year.

335.

Mr. F. Fahey: Information on Frank Fahey  Zoom on Frank Fahey  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in County Galway.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  Within about a year.

336.

Mr. Taylor: Information on Mervyn Taylor  Zoom on Mervyn Taylor  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs the present position regarding a disputed telephone account in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Dublin; if this dispute has now been resolved; and, if so, if the person's account will be credited accordingly.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  It is expected to reach a final settlement of the accounts in dispute within the next two weeks or so.

337.

Mr. Taylor: Information on Mervyn Taylor  Zoom on Mervyn Taylor  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be restored for a person (details supplied) in Dublin 7 having regard to the fact that his telephone has been out of order since 17 January.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  Service has been restored.

338.

Mr. L.T. Cosgrave: Information on Liam T. Cosgrave  Zoom on Liam T. Cosgrave  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be provided for [1549] a person (details supplied) in County Dublin; the date on which she applied for service; and the reason for the delay in providing it.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  It is expected that service will be provided for the person named, who applied on 18 August 1982, within about a year.

It is not possible to provide service earlier because of the large volume of engineering work on hands and requiring attention in the 01 area.

339.

Mr. L.T. Cosgrave: Information on Liam T. Cosgrave  Zoom on Liam T. Cosgrave  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in County Dublin; the date on which she applied for service; and the reason for the delay in providing it.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  It is expected that service will be provided for the person named who applied on 13 August 1979, within about a year.

It is not possible to provide service earlier because of the large volume of engineering work on hands and requiring attention in the 01 area.

340.

Mr. L.T. Cosgrave: Information on Liam T. Cosgrave  Zoom on Liam T. Cosgrave  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in County Dublin; the date on which he applied for service; and the reason for the delay in providing it.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  Service will be provided as soon as possible for the person named, who applied in July 1977. However, it is unlikely that the necessary engineering work can be completed before the latter part of this year.

It is not possible to provide service earlier because of the large volume of engineering work on hands and requiring attention in the 01 area.

341.

Mr. L.T. Cosgrave: Information on Liam T. Cosgrave  Zoom on Liam T. Cosgrave  asked the [1550] Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in County Dublin; the date on which she applied for service; and the reason for the delay in providing it.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  It has not been possible to trace an application on behalf of the person named. If the Deputy can furnish additional information, e.g. when and where the application was made, further efforts will be made to trace it.

342.

Mr. L.T. Cosgrave: Information on Liam T. Cosgrave  Zoom on Liam T. Cosgrave  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in County Dublin; the date on which he applied for service; and the reason for the delay in providing it.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  It is expected that service will be provided for the person named who applied on 22 November 1979 within about a year.

It is not possible to provide service earlier because of the large volume of engineering work on hands and requiring attention in the 01 area.

343.

Mr. L.T. Cosgrave: Information on Liam T. Cosgrave  Zoom on Liam T. Cosgrave  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in County Dublin; the date on which she applied for service; and the reason for the delay in providing it.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  It is expected that service will be provided for the person named who applied on 25 September 1980 within about a year.

It is not possible to provide service earlier because of the large volume of engineering work on hands and requiring attention in the 01 area.

344.

Mr. L.T. Cosgrave: Information on Liam T. Cosgrave  Zoom on Liam T. Cosgrave  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in County [1551] Dublin; the date on which she applied for service; and the reason for the delay in providing it.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  It is expected that service will be provided for the person named, who applied on 28 July 1981, within about a year.

It is not possible to provide service earlier because of the large volume of engineering work on hands and requiring attention in the 01 area.

345.

Mr. L.T. Cosgrave: Information on Liam T. Cosgrave  Zoom on Liam T. Cosgrave  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in County Dublin; the date on which she applied for service; and the reason for the delay in providing it.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  It is expected that service will be provided for the person named who applied on 14 January 1979, within about a year.

It is not possible to provide service earlier because of the large volume of engineering work on hands and requiring attention in the 01 area.

346.

Mr. L.T. Cosgrave: Information on Liam T. Cosgrave  Zoom on Liam T. Cosgrave  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in County Dublin; the date on which he applied for service; and the reason for the delay in providing it.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  It is expected that service will be provided for the person named, who applied on 29 August 1979, within about a year.

It is not possible to provide service earlier because of the large volume of engineering work on hands and requiring attention in the 01 area.

347.

Mr. L.T. Cosgrave: Information on Liam T. Cosgrave  Zoom on Liam T. Cosgrave  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in County Dublin; the date on which he applied for [1552] service; and the reason for the delay in providing it.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  It is expected that removal of telephone service will be provided for the person named who applied on 31 March 1981 within about a year.

It is not possible to provide service earlier because of the large volume of engineering work on hands and requiring attention in the 01 area.

348.

Mr. L.T. Cosgrave: Information on Liam T. Cosgrave  Zoom on Liam T. Cosgrave  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in County Dublin; the date on which she applied for service; and the reason for the dealy in providing it.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  It is expected that service will be provided for the person named, who applied on 13 May 1982, within about a year.

It is not possible to provide the service earlier because of the large volume of work on hands and requiring attention in the 01 area.

349.

Mr. L.T. Cosgrave: Information on Liam T. Cosgrave  Zoom on Liam T. Cosgrave  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in County Dublin; the date on which he applied for service; and the reason for the delay in providing it.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  It is expected that service will be provided for the person named who applied for telephone service on 18 August 1980 within about a year.

It is not possible to provide service earlier because of the large volume of engineering work on hands and requiring attention in the 01 area.

350.

Mr. L.T. Cosgrave: Information on Liam T. Cosgrave  Zoom on Liam T. Cosgrave  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a telephone service will be provided for a person (details supplied) in County Dublin; the date on which she applied for [1553] service; and the reason for the delay in providing it.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  It is expected that service will be provided for the person named who applied on 18 February 1980 within about a year.

It is not possible to provide service earlier because of the large volume of engineering work on hands and requiring attention in the 01 area.

351.

Mr. G. Brady: Information on Gerard Brady  Zoom on Gerard Brady  asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when telephone lines will be transferred for a business (details supplied) in Dublin 4.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  Service will be transferred for the company named as soon as possible but it is unlikely that the necessary engineering work can be completed before the latter part of this year.

352.

Mr. S. Walsh: Information on Seán Walsh  Zoom on Seán Walsh  asked the Minister [1554] for Posts and Telegraphs the reasons a suitable telephone service cannot be provided for a person (details supplied) in County Dublin.

Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. J. Mitchell): Information on Jim Mitchell  Zoom on Jim Mitchell  A minor fault exists on this line and it is expected it will be repaired within a week or so.


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