HC Deb 21 February 1907 vol 169 cc1047-8
MR. HAYDEN (Roscommon, S.)

I beg to ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland if he will state the amount of land for the purchase of which agreements have been made under the Land Act of 1903 up to date, giving amount of purchase money, the the number of estates and of tenants involved in the county Roscommon, also the same particulars in regard to the purchases completed.


Applications have been made for advances in respect of 144 estates in county Roscommon, the number of holdings being 5,587, and the amount of the purchase money £1,424,661. The total area of the lands has not yet been ascertained. Advances have been made in respect of forty-one estates comprising 2,601 holdings with an area of 62,122 acres, the purchase money being £686,916.