HC Deb 31 March 1884 vol 286 cc1142-3

asked the President of the Board of Trade, How soon he intends to remove the existing insufficient light at Ardglass Harbour, county Down, from its present position, and to erect it in its proper place—namely, on the pier?


Sir, the Board of Trade have nothing to do with improving the local light at Ardglass. By the 11th section of the Ardglass Harbour Act, 1876, the Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland are required, at the outer extremity of the works at the harbour, to exhibit and keep burning from sunset to sunrise such light or lights, if any, as the Commissioners of Irish Lights may direct. I am not aware whether the Board of Irish Lights have made any direction in the matter, or that they have been negligent in their duty respecting it.