§ Mr. SHEEHAN
asked whether Michael Quinlan, J.P., and Dr. O'Callaghan, J.P., recently adjudicated in some assault cases at Hospital petty sessions, county Limerick; and will he say whether these gentlemen were entitled to adjudicate in this petty sessions district?1602W
§ Mr. BIRRELL
Mr. Michael Quinlan, J.P., and Dr. O'Callaghan, J.P., appear to have attended the Hospital petty sessions on the occasion referred to in the question. At the time of his appointment to the magistracy Dr. O'Callaghan was expressly authorised by the Lord Chancellor to attend the Hospital petty sessions and further inquiries are being made as to the petty sessions assigned to Mr. Quinlan.