CEISTEANNA—QUESTIONS. ORAL ANSWERS. - DIVISION OF NENAGH ESTATES.

DOMHNALL O MUIRGHEASA

asked the Minister for Lands and Agriculture if he can state when the following estates will be divided:—The Carroll Estate, Tulla, Nenagh; Bayly Estate, Ballinaclough, Nenagh; Norris Estate, Traverstown, Nenagh; and Beggs-Atkinson Estate, Ashley Park, Nenagh.

1.—Estate of Alice J. Carroll and others. Lands of Lisenhall and others.

The price of these lands has been fixed on appeal to the Judicial Commissioner, and the papers are at present with an Inspector for the preparation of a scheme, but it is not possible at present to say when the lands will be divided.

2.—Estate of Captain R. E. Bayley.

The Land Commission are in negotiation for the purchase of the lands of Ballynaclogh and Ballygasheen on this estate.

3.—Estate of Annie H. Norris. Lands of Pollanorinan and Ballylisheen.

A proposal for the purchase of these lands will be issued at an early date.

4.—Estate of Captain T. Biggs-Atkinson. Lands of Drumminacart and Longhourna.

The price of these lands has been fixed on appeal to the Judicial Commissioner. A scheme for the division of the lands is under consideration of the Land Commission.