§ Sir THOMAS ESMONDE
asked the Chief Secretary for Ireland if he is aware that the County Wexford County 1725W Council some months ago voted £1,000 towards the construction of a pier at Blackwater, county Wexford; what steps have been since taken in the matter by the Department of Agriculture; what is proposed to be done; and when the works will be begun?
§ Mr. BIRRELL
I understand that such a vote was passed by the county council. The Department of Agriculture must await a notification from the Treasury as to the amount, if any, available from the Development Fund for expenditure on piers and harbours on the east coast of Ireland before they can entertain the question of carrying out any marine work in county Wexford.