Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Government Office Opening.

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asked the Minister for Finance whether Government offices were open during the recent national day of mourning, 2nd February, 1972.

In accordance with a statement issued by the Department of the Taoiseach, Government Departments were authorised to give time off to civil servants on 2nd February, to enable them to attend religious services. Offices were closed to the extent necessary to give effect to this instruction.