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

36.

asked the Minister for Lands if the Land Commission will inspect the Concagh estate, Boyounagh More, Glenamaddy, County Galway, with a view to its acquisition and division between the smallholders in that area.

The Land Commission did inspect and endeavour to purchase this 41 acre holding on a voluntary basis last year but, in the event, the price negotiations proved unsuccessful.

It is understood that the lands were recently sold and the Land Commission are having further inquiries made in the matter.

37.

asked the Minister for Lands when the Land Commission intend to divide the Lohan estate, Hermitage, Ballygar, County Galway.

Possession of this 63 acre property passed to the Land Commission last January. As yet I am unable to say when the lands can be allocated.