Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - County Galway Estate.

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asked the Minister for Lands if he will indicate when it is proposed to divide the 280 odd acres of the McInerney Estate, Dunowen, Gort, County Galway of which the Land Commission acquired and divided some 70 acres last year.

Of this 355 acre property, some 75 acres have already been divided.

The formulation of resale proposals for the balance—280 acres—has been deferred pending the outcome of proceedings for the purchase of other lands in the locality.

The acquisition of these other lands would enable a more balanced composite scheme of land settlement to be prepared.