Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Land Annuity Arrears in County Dublin.

asked the Minister for Lands if he will state (1) the number of sheriff's notices issued in County Dublin for arrears of land annuities or, alternatively, how many cases have been referred to the sheriff for collection in County Dublin; (2) if any instructions have been given to the sheriff in County Dublin as to the particular farmers that are to be visited and pressed by the sheriff for payment; and (3) if any discrimination based on the politics of the individual farmer is to be shown.

The number of holdings in respect of which warrants under Section 28 of the Land Act, 1933, were issued to the sheriffs for County Dublin is 566.

The answer to the second and third parts of the question is in the negative.