HC Deb 28 May 1891 vol 353 cc1193-4
MR. CLANCY (Dublin County, N.)

I beg to ask the Secretary to the Treasury whether his attention has been directed to a memorial to the Irish Board of Works, signed by 200 of the inhabitants of Howth, including the Right Hon. Lord Justice Fitzgibbon, Mr. Justice Boyd, the Catholic and Protestant clergymen of the locality, and all the other leading residents, in reference to the condition of that harbour; whether the Memorial referred to has yet received an answer; and, if not, why; and whether, in accordance with the prayer of that Memorial, a further sum will be set apart for completing the dredging of the harbour?


Yes, Sir, I have seen the Memorial referred to, and, as I have previously stated to the House, the question has been considered. I do not think there would be any justification for setting aside a further sum for the dredging of the harbour.