asked the Minister for Agriculture if he will give details of all the farms transferred to companies and non-farmers in County Kildare in the past 12 months.
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - County Kildare Farms.
In the year 1979, the Land Commission gave consent under section 45 of the Land Act, 1965, to the vesting in companies of 21 properties in County Kildare, comprising 267 hectares.
Details of purchases by non-farmers who would be qualified persons under that section, and would not, therefore, have to seek Land Commission consent, are not available.
Will the Minister of State say if the Moore Estate, Clownings, is included?
I have not the names of the individual cases involved, but if the Deputy wants to check on the estate he mentioned I will get the information for him.
I asked for details in my question.
The Deputy did not mention any specific case.
I asked for details of all the farms transferred. Owing to the unsatisfactory nature of the answer, with the permission of the Chair I shall raise this matter on the Adjournment.
I will ask the Ceann Comhairle to communicate with the Deputy.