Written Answers. - Army and Military Service Pensions.

asked the Minister for Defence if he will state the names and addresses of persons in County Clare who have been awarded disability pensions under the Army Pensions Act, 1932, and the amount of the pension awarded in each case.

The list is being prepared and will be forwarded to the Deputy in the course of a few days.

asked the Minister for Defence if he has received an application for a military service pension from Mr. Seán O'Sullivan, Minroe, Michigan, U.S.A., and if he will state the present position of Mr. O'Sullivan's application.

An application for a service certificate under the terms of the Military Service Pensions Act, 1934, has been received from Mr. Seán O'Sullivan, Minroe, Michigan, U.S.A., and has been referred for investigation and report to the referee and Advisory Committee appointed under the Act.

asked the Minister for Defence if he has received applications for military service pensions from Messrs. Peter Donovan, 5 Hartland's Row, Cork; Liam Murphy, Fairlea, Fairhill, Cork; John McCarthy, 20 Garranalraher Avenue, Cork, and Seán Crowe, 25 Bandon Road, Cork; if the receipt of the applications in question were formally acknowledged in December, 1935; if 300 applicants from Cork City were since called before the Investigation Board; if applications are being considered in the order in which they are received, and when it is proposed to deal with the cases of Messrs. Donovan, Murphy, McCarthy and Crowe.

Applications for service certificates were received from Messrs. P. Donovan, 5 Hartland's Row, Cork; Liam Murphy, Fairlea, Fairhill, Cork; John McCarthy, 20 Garranalraher Avenue, Cork; and Seán Crowe, 25 Bandon Road, Cork; and were formally acknowledged in January and February, 1936.

Over 400 applicants from the Cork No. 1 Brigade Area have been called before the referee and Advisory Committee.

The order in which applicants are called is a matter entirely for the referee's discretion.

The applications of Messrs. Donovan, Murphy, McCarthy and Crowe will be dealt with as expeditiously as possible.