HC Deb 21 March 1898 vol 55 c396
MR. E. BLAKE (Longford, S.)

I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for War whether it is the case that the Militia which have for many years been trained in Longford are this year to be trained not there, but at Maryborough or elsewhere; and, if so, what is the reason of the change?


The 6th Battalion of the Rifle Brigade, which has for several years been trained by itself at Longford, will this year form part of a brigade trained on Maryborough Heath. Militia battalions benefit greatly by training with other battalions; and the opportunity of so training this battalion has at length arrived.