Written Answers. - County Cork River Scheme.

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asked the Minister for the Environment (a) if he is aware of the anxiety of the people of Skibbereen, County Cork to have the River Ilen diverted; (b) if he approves of this scheme; and (c) if he will make funds available to implement this scheme.

(a) I have no proposals before me in connection with the River Ilen; (b) and (c) in the absence of proposals from the local authority these matters do not arise.