HC Deb 20 December 1906 vol 167 cc1729-30
MR. GILHOOLY (Cork County, W.)

I beg to ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland whether the Congested Districts Board have discontinued improvement works on the estate of Dr. Bird, at Kilcrohane, county Cork; and, if so, whether, in view of the bad crop of potatoes in that district, he will suggest the works be recommenced to mitigate the sufferings of the small farmers.


I am informed by the Congested Districts Board that their improvement works on the Bird estate generally are completed, but some further work has to be done in the town-lands of Eskeragh and Ballyeiragh, and this will be put in hand as soon as possible after Christmas.