HC Deb 12 May 1908 vol 188 c905

To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland if he can say whether the Estates Commissioners have purchased any untenanted lands in the County of Limerick for those evicted tenants there who are still unprovided for and who cannot get back their original holdings.

(Answered by Mr. Birrell.) The Estates Commissioners have completed the purchase of about 1,500 acres of untenanted land in County Limerick for the purposes of enlarging existing holdings and providing new holdings, and the purchase of additional land for these purposes is under consideration.