asked the Minister for Defence if he is aware that James Mullaly, of Athgarvan, Newbridge, Co. Kildare, has not yet been paid compensation, for two horses commandeered in the town of Newbridge on the 1st June, 1922, one horse being returned to him on the 1st, and the other on the 21st July, 1922, and whether he is aware that the horses were commandeered by Captain O'Donoghue and Farrier Sergeant-Major McCormack, who can substantiate the claim, and to ask that settlement of the claim be expedited.
CEISTEANNA—QUESTIONS. ORAL ANSWERS. - COMPENSATION FOR HORSES (NEWBRIDGE.)
Mr. O'HIGGINS (replying for Minister for Defence)
The only claim received at Headquarters from Mr. Mullaly is in respect of the commandeering of a mare on the 1st July, 1922. The claim will be settled in the course of a week.