§ MR. O'SHAUGHNESSY (Limerick, W.)
To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland whether he is aware that John and Michael Hartnett were evicted from their holding at Ballygran, in the county of Limerick, in the year 1883 by the landlord, Colonel F. M. Drew, that the land is in the landlord's hands, and will they take steps to see that the surviving evicted tenant is speedily reinstated.
(Answered by Mr. Bryce.) The Estates Commissioners inform me that applications for reinstatement were lodged with them by the evicted tenants named; on whose behalf the Commissioners approached the owner. That gentleman stated that he did not wish to give up the holdings, especially as his tenants generally had taken no steps to purchase. The cases of the evicted tenants will be further considered in the event of the owner selling his estate, or of the Commissioners acquiring untenanted land in the neighbourhood.
§ MR. O'SHAUGHNESSY
To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland, whether the Estates Commissioners have yet made any inquiries into the case of Mary Carey who was