§ MR. LONSDALE
I beg to ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland what is the number of men at present serving on the reserve force at the constabulary depot in Dublin whoso services are available for employment in the country should the necessity for such arise; and what is the number of men constituting the reserve force at present employed in disturbed districts.
§ MR. BIRRELL
The number of men of the reserve force of the Royal Irish Constabulary at present serving at the depot is 150. The number employed in disturbed districts throughout the country is 225.
§ MR. KILBRIDE
Is the ex-constable who was the associate of Ex-sergeant Sheridan in the cattle-maiming in the West of Ireland still employed at the depot?
§ MR. SWIFT MACNEILL? And is he not the head of the swearing class?
§ [No Answer was returned.]