Written Answers. - County Council Indebtedness.

203.

asked the Minister for Local Government the total indebtedness of each county council at 31st March, 1971.

As the reply is in the for of a tabular statement, I propose with your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, to circulate it with the Official Report.

Following is the statement:

County Council

Indebtedness at 31st March, 1971

£

Carlow

2,500,826

Cavan

3,056,386

Clare

4,706,767

Cork

16,731,664

Donegal

7,380,000

Dublin

25,515,846

Galway

3,965,640

Kerry

6,351,000

Kildare

5,734,000

Kilkenny

4,255,727

Laoighis

3,114,701

Leitrim

1,279,136

Limerick

5,949,226

Longford

2,246,419

Louth

2,659,962

Mayo

3,726,823

Meath

5,142,301

Monaghan

2,475,107

Offaly

2,628,363

Roscommon

3,604,863

Sligo

2,086,999

Tipperary NR

2,554,640

Tipperary SR

3,100,000

Waterford

2,892,892

Westmeath

3,802,000

Wexford

4,427,620

Wicklow

1,974,000

The above information is based on estimates submitted by local authorities.