Reeks, McGillycuddy of the

Thursday, 23 July 1942

Seanad Éireann Debate
Vol. 26 No. 22

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Appropriation Bill, 1942 (Certified Money Bill)—Second Stage ( Resumed ).

Might I interrupt the Minister to ask you a question, Sir, as to whether we will have an adjournment? The Minister for Agriculture has been waiting for half an hour. I understand he has to meet a de...More Button

Senator Baxter has been dealing with the future, and partly with the immediate present. I take it that the war is not going to go on for ever, and I want to deal rather with this year and next year. ...More Button

This question of artificial manures is very important. It will be terribly difficult to find enough farmyard manure not only to maintain the root crop area we have at present, but to increase it in th...More Button

Is it the Minister's intention that the committee should invite evidence?More Button

The pre-war imports were 120,000 tons.More Button

Would the project of a factory on the site of the phosphates be practicable?More Button

Five barrels to the acre would provide what we need now.More Button

Does the Minister visualise importing cheap wheat the moment the war is over?More Button

Or that it will be available for import? The 40,000,000 tons waiting now will produce only a three-quarter ration for the people in Europe.More Button

I mentioned exemption, which is very important.More Button

Are there not portions that could be tilled?More Button

There is another type of exemption, where the inspector visits the land and schedules so much as arable and the remainder as not being arable.More Button

That does not apply to Meath and Kildare.More Button

I would like the Minister to realise that I am only trying to help him to get more land for tillage.More Button

Should the traders address your Ministry or the Ministry of Supplies?More Button

I have been concerned for some time as to the eventual effect of the very large number of young men and women who have been permitted to go to various places overseas during this emergency. These you...More Button

Is the Committee Stage to be taken at 10.30 to-morrow morning?More Button

On a similar Vote, which is to be accounted for by the Minister for Finance, the question of the Irish Tourist Board arises. The report of the discussion on the Estimate for this particular board in ...More Button


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