§ MR. J. P. FARRELL (Cavan, W.)
I beg to ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland whether he is aware that it is over 12 months since any court for the disposal of land cases from the union of Bawnboy has sat in county Cavan; and, whether he will inquire into this subject, and direct a Commission to hold a court for the dispatch of the large number of cases pending in this uuion?
§ THE CHIEF SECRETARY FOR IRELAND (Mr. GERALD BALFOUR,) Leeds, Central
A Sub-Commission last sat for the disposal of fair rent cases from the Poor Law Union of Bawnboy 364 on the 24th November last. It may be assumed that a sitting will be hold there on the earliest possible occasion, having regard to the claims of other districts.
§ MR. S. YOUNG (Cavan, E.)
I beg to ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, whether a sitting of the Sub-Commission will be held in the present spring for the hearing of numerous cases awaiting trial in the counties of Meath and Cavan in the vicinity of Kingscourt; and whether, as was conceded to Bailieborough, the Commission, for the convenience of the people of that district, will sit in Kingscourt, between which town and Dublin there is easy railway connection, and in which there is an ample Town Hall and superior hotel accommodation.
§ MR. GERALD BALFOUR
A Sub-Commission will commence its sittings at Bailieborough on the 18th instant. The Chairman of the Sub-Commission will consider any application that may be made to him for the purpose of holding a special sitting at Kingscourt for the disposal of cases from that district.