WRITTEN ANSWERS. - MALLOW MERCHANT'S CLAIM.

asked the Minister for Finance whether he has received a claim for £113 1s. 10d. through the Army Finance Office from Mr. C. Forde, merchant, Mallow, for goods (clothing) supplied the Irish Volunteer forces at Mallow during the Truce period; whether this claim has yet been finally investigated, and whether the account will be paid at an early date.

The claim referred to by the Deputy has been investigated, and will be paid at a very early date.