HC Deb 10 April 1905 vol 144 cc1008-9

To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland whether there have been any negotiations between the Congested Districts Board and the trustees on the Captain Annesley Knox Estate, near Ballyhaunis, with reference to the purchase of the grazing ranche known as the Island Farm; if so, whether negotiations are still proceeding; and whether there is any prospect of the Congested Districts Board taking over the place with a view to the enlargement of the small holdings in the vicinity of this farm.

(Answered by Mr. Walter Long.) This estate, which includes the Island Farm, has not been offered for sale to the Congested Districts Board.