HC Deb 11 May 1891 vol 353 c493

I beg to ask the Secretary of State for War if all the forts in the Lower Shannon, namely, that on Scattery Island, Carrig Island, Tarbert, and Kilkerran, are to be dismantled; if so, why; if that on Scattery Island, the principal protecting fort at the mouth of the Shannon, or any of them will be re-constructed; and whether the war material will be removed from the several localities?


The forts alluded to in the question are all obsolete, and it is not proposed to reconstruct them.

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