MR. M 'GOVERN (Cavan, W.)
I beg to ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland whether he is aware that white gloves were presented to the County Court Judge for the counties of Cavan and Leitrim at the recent Quarter Sessions held for these two counties, as there was no criminal' case for trial; and whether he will explain the reasons of the Government for keeping these two counties proclaimed under the Criminal Law and Procedure (Ireland) Act.
§ MR. WYNDHAM
The reasons for proclaiming certain districts and counties under the Criminal Law and Procedure (Ireland) Act were stated when the Proclamation was discussed on the 17th April in this House. There is not such an improvement in the condition of Counties Cavan and Leitrim as would justify the Government in rescinding the Proclamation.
§ MR. SHEEHAN
Is it not notorious that the proclaimed districts are the most peaceable in all Ireland?