Written Answers. - Telephone Service.

298.

asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a firm (details supplied) in Dublin will receive telephone service in their new offices.

Provision of service is dependent on cabling which is not expected to be completed until the end of the year. In view of the circumstances set out inquiry is being made to see if service can be provided by temporary means, and the Deputy will be communicated with further shortly.

306.

asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs the reason for the delay in the installation of a telephone for a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and when he can expect to have a telephone installed.

It is expected that service will be provided within the next four months or so. Because of the volume of engineering work requiring attention in the district it was not possible to provide service earlier.