Written Answers. - Disadvantaged Areas.

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asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food the present position regarding the application to include the Ballyheigh, Killahy and Barna areas of County Kilkenny in the disadvantaged areas scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

Agricultural Officers of my Department have surveyed all of the lands submitted for survey in Ballyheigh, Killahy and Barna in County Kilkenny. The second part of the survey of these areas will be carried out by Land Commission inspectors in July-October 1989 as planned.