Written Answers. - CIE Annual Report.

100.

asked the Minister for Transport the reason for the delay in publishing CIE's 1979 annual report.

CIE's Annual Report and Accounts for 1979 have now been published, having been presented to each House of the Oireachtas on 4 November 1980.

It had been hoped by CIE that the report and accounts would be published earlier but some unavoidable delays occurred at various stages in the procedures involved in bringing them to finalisation and printing.