§ MR. TULLY (Leitrim, S.)
To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland whether he can state the number of hours of duty per week of chief warders and warders in the local prisons of Sligo, Galway and Castlebar respectively.
(Answered by Mr. Wyndham.) The number of hours employed by chief warders on duty in the three prisons named averages 74 hours 30 minutes, 79 hours 30 minutes, and 78 hours per week respectively. The weekly average; in the case of warders is 67 hours 40 minutes, 70 hours 26 minutes, and 66 hours 30 minutes.