Written Answers. - Telephone Service.

449.

asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs if he will arrange for the early installation of a telephone for a person (details supplied) in County Tipperary.

When service was offered to this applicant and advance payment collected, the need to get a public wayleave was not, regrettably, adverted to. Wayleave clearance is now having attention and, in the meantime a refund of the money paid is now being offered to the applicant. It is expected that service will be provided within the next three months or so.

450.

asked the Minister for Post and Telegraphs if he has received a list of 100 applications for telephone service from Avondale Residents' Association, Trim, County Meath; and when it is proposed that telephone service will be provided for the applicants in the following areas in Trim: Kildalkey Road, Avondale Drive, Boyne View, Willow Avenue, Cedar Grove, Kirwan Avenue, The Oaks, Elder Grove and Pine Brook.

Yes; service for applicants in the areas referred to is dependent on the provision of main cabling which is expected to be completed about the end of this year. Service will then be provided progressively to applicants in the areas mentioned.

451.

asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs the number of applicants awaiting telephone service at St. John's Estate, Clondalkin, County Dublin; and when telephone service will be provided for them.

About 190; it is expected that service will be provided about the end of this year.

452.

asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when cabling work for the provision of telephones will be completed at Rossmore estate, Templeogue, County Dublin.

It is expected that the necessary cabling work will be completed within a month or so. Service will then be provided for about 90 of the earliest applicants. It will not be possible to deal with other applications until a new exchange has been brought into service later this year.

453.

asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs the number of applicants awaiting telephone service at Monastery Crescent, Monastery Drive, Monastery Park, Monastery Rise and Monastery Walk, Clondalkin, County Dublin; and when telephone service will be provided for them.

The number is 55. It is expected that service will be provided for them about the end of this year.

454.

asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when a public telephone kiosk will be provided at Lohunda, Clonsilla, County Dublin.

As soon as possible after local authority approval is obtained of the site selected.

455.

asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs when he will be in a position to provide private telephones to applicants resident at Lohunda Park, Clonsilla, County Dublin.

asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs if he will indicate when his Department will be in a position to provide telephone service for a person (details supplied) in County Dublin.

Service cannot be provided for this applicant until additional cabling has been carried out. There is no spare cabling in the immediate area.

Because of the volume of engineering work requiring attention in the Dublin area it is, regrettably, unlikely that it will be possible to provide service for at least a year.

457.

asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs the date a person (details supplied) appled for telephone service; the reason service has not yet been supplied; and when service will be provided.

The application was received in July 1978. Service is dependent on provision of cabling which, because of the volume of engineering work requiring attention in the Dublin area, could not be provided so far and is unlikely to be available for at least a year.

458.

asked the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs the date a person (details supplied) in Dublin applied for a telephone service; and whether service has been provided.

This application was made on 17 January 1980. My Department have not yet provided service. The question of a possible unauthorised connection at the address is under investigation.