MR. PATRICK O'BRIEN
I beg to ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland whether he has satisfied himself during the recess in Ireland of the opposition to the new rule recently issued by the National Board of Education; and whether he proposes to enforce it or to cause it to be with-drawn.
§ THE CHIEF SECRETARY FOR IRELAND (Mr. WALTER LONG,) Bristol, S.
Rules 127 (b) and 186 were reconsidered by the Commissioners at their meeting held on Friday last. Modifications of the rules were proposed by one of the Commissioners, the Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin. These modifications were unanimously agreed to by the Board, and will be communicated forthwith to the Treasury for approval.