HC Deb 08 June 1883 vol 280 cc24-5

asked the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ire- land, Whether it is a fact that the people of Broadford, county Limerick, are badly in want of fresh water; whether it is a fact that the inhabitants of that place have frequently written to the Local Government Board on the subject; and, if he will order steps to be taken at once to remedy this great want?


The only complaint made on this matter to the Local Government Board had reference to the repair of a pump, which was a subject of dispute between the Board of Guardians and the inhabitants of Broadford. The Board of Guardians gave way, and placed the matter unreservedly in the hands of the Guardian from the electoral division in which Broadford is situated, telling him to get the work done to the satisfaction of the residents in the place. This occurred early in last November, and no complaint has since reached the Local Government Board; but they will make inquiry as to what was done.


remarked that the pump was being constructed for the past five years, and it was not yet finished.