MacEllin, Sean E

Wednesday, 23 August 1933

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 17 No. 16

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I did not intend to intervene on this question as to what is the “market value” of land until Senator Fanning got up to tell us what this “market value” is. The Senator has one idea and, like everyon...More Button

We have that demonstrated now from Senator Fanning, who is so full of it himself that he thinks everyone else is full of it too.More Button

I have as much land as any member of this House has. I am a member of the Government Party and I stand for the Government in their internal and external policy. As a member of the Government Party I...More Button

You have no land to lose anything by and you need not talk about it.More Button

The publicans put you in here, but you did not stick to them; you let them down.More Button

The publicans will tell you what they think of you when you go back to them. In any case, the “market value” is a very elusive term as such and people would not be well advised to take on themselves ...More Button

Well, supposing that farm was bought for any specified number of pounds, will people explain to me why a 50-acre farm in the West of Ireland will go four times more at the present time than a 200-acre...More Button


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