HC Deb 02 July 1888 vol 328 c51
DR. TANNER (Cork Co., Mid)

asked the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Whether he is aware that ejectments for non-payment of rent have been served by Mr. James Wiseman upon all the tenants in the whole townland of Carrigayulla; whether, if proceeded with, they will make over 200 persons homeless; whether the district in which the evictions are threatened is a poor but peaceable locality; and, whether the Government can see their way to take any steps to prevent these evictions taking place?


I am informed that Mr. Wiseman has instituted proceedings in ejectment against two leaseholders in respect of arrears of head rent, and that necessarily ejectment notices have been served on the tenants of these leaseholders, who are about 200 in number. From the Report before me, it would appear that the landlord intended to secure to the sub-tenants their interest in their holdings in the event of his being obliged to evict the interest of the two leaseholders in question.