§ MR. JOYCE (Limerick)
To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland, whether he will grant the Return on to-day's Paper relating to the River Shannon Fisheries.
Appended is the Return referred to:— Return of the amount of money received by the Shannon Navigation Commissioners and the Board of Works as rents or compensation for redundant waters supplied for mills or other purposes under the provisions of the Act 2nd and 3rd of Victoria, chapter 61; the amount of money received by the said Commissioners or the Board of Works in rents for mills, lands, fisheries, or other property, acquired under the said Act, from the year 1839 to the end of the year 1905; the quantity of property so acquired which has been leased or sold; the name of such places; the names of the lessees or purchasers of such places; the dates on which such leases were given and such purchases effected; the number of years for which such leases or purchases have been arranged in each ease.
(Answered by Mr. McKenna.) I have already explained by letter to the hon. Member that I am unable to grant this Return.