Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Afforestation in Donegal.

asked the Minister for Lands and Fisheries if he will state what lands, if any, have been acquired for afforestation in County Donegal since January, 1932.

No lands have been acquired for State forestry purposes in County Donegal since January, 1932. A number of offers to sell lands in the county are, however, at present under consideration. In the Ballybofey district an area of land of sufficient size for the formation of a small forest unit has been offered and steps are being taken for its acquisition.