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Billy Timmins

Question:

568 Mr. Timmins asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the waiting time for free legal aid in each centre; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8252/01]

The information requested by the Deputy is set out in the following tabular statement.

County

Centre

Waiting time in months(January 2001)

Cavan

Cavan

0.5

Clare

Ennis

5.5

Cork

Popes Quay

0

South Mall

6

Donegal

Letterkenny

3.5

Dublin

Blanchardstown

5

Clondalkin

12.5

Finglas

11.5

Gardiner Street

7

Mount Street

6

Ormond Quay

5.5

Tallaght

11.5

Galway

Galway

5

Kerry

Tralee

6

Kildare

Newbridge

5

Kilkenny

Kilkenny

6

Laois

Portlaoise

1

Limerick

Limerick

1.5

Longford

Longford

2

Louth

Dundalk

2.5

Mayo

Castlebar

1

Meath

Navan

1

Monaghan

Monaghan

2.5

Offaly

Tullamore

2.5

Sligo

Sligo

1.5

Tipperary

Nenagh

7

Waterford

Waterford

2

Westmeath

Athlone

0.5

Wexford

Wexford

7.5

Wicklow

Wicklow

4

Billy Timmins

Question:

569 Mr. Timmins asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the waiting time for free legal aid in each centre in June 1997; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8253/01]

The information requested by the Deputy is set out in the following tabular statement.

County

Centre

Waiting time in months(June,1997)

Cavan

Cavan

0

Clare

Ennis

5

Cork

Popes Quay

5

South Mall

5.56

Donegal

Letterkenny

3

Dublin

Blanchardstown

4.5

Clondalkin

8

Finglas

3

County

Centre

Waiting time in months(June,1997)

Gardiner Street

8

Mount Street

7

Ormond Quay

3.5

Tallaght

4

Galway

Galway

4.5

Kerry

Tralee

4

Kildare

Newbridge

12

Kilkenny

Kilkenny

1

Laois

Portlaoise

2

Limerick

Limerick

4

Longford

Longford

2

Louth

Dundalk

3

Mayo

Castlebar

0.5

Meath

Navan

0

Monaghan

Monaghan

4

Offaly

Tullamore

8.5

Sligo

Sligo

5.5

Tipperary

Nenagh

5.5

Waterford

Waterford

0.51

Westmeath

Athlone

4

Wexford

Wexford

3

Wicklow

Wicklow

10