asked the Minister for Industry and Commerce whether (a) the prospecting for minerals under Government auspices in the Arigna district has yet been completed; (b) the final report of the French engineers has yet been received; (c) he will announce what further steps, if any, the Government propose to take for the mineral development of the area in question.
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Arigna Mineral Development.
The investigations to which the Deputy refers have been completed and the experts' report, which has now been received, is under consideration. I am not at present in a position to reply to the third part of the question.
Will the report be published?
I cannot say at the moment.