§ MR. TIMOTHY HEALY (Louth, N.)
I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for War is he aware that the Roman Catholic soldiers in the Inniskilling Dragoons at Dundalk are paraded on Sundays for the Protestant Church parade at 10 a.m., although the mass which the Roman Catholic troopers attend when free is held at 9.30; what is the proportion of Roman 376 Catholic and Protestant troopers at the 10 a.m. church parade; and have many of the Roman Catholics lost mass on Sundays owing to being obliged to attend it?
THE UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR WAR (Mr. W. ST. JOHN BRODRICK,) Surrey, Guildford
The Roman Catholic soldiers leave barracks at 9.20 for the 9.30 mass, and there is no 10 o'clock parade for Catholics.
§ MR. TIMOTHY HEALY
Does the right hon. Gentleman say there is no foundation for the statements made in this Question?
§ MR. BRODRICK
I believe that at some time the arrangement was as stated in the Question, but it has now been altered.
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