Written Answers. - Lord Iveagh's Cong Estate.

asked the Minister for Lands if he is aware that the estate of Lord Iveagh, Ashford, Cong, County Mayo, containing about 3,500 acres, was recently advertised for sale; and if he will state if any steps are being taken by the Land Commission to acquire that estate for the relief of the acute congestion existing in the electoral divisions of Cong, The Neale, Ballinrobe, Houndswood and Kilmaine.

Mr. Boland

The question of the acquisition of the Iveagh estate is under consideration by the Land Commission.