HC Deb 13 March 1911 vol 22 c2030W

asked the Postmaster-General whether, a telephone arrangement having been made for Mullingar, the line will now be continued to Longford, only twenty miles distant, thereby linking up two towns which have many business interests in common and adding to the general volume of business with the metropolis; whether he is aware that public bodies and private individuals are prepared to give any reasonable guarantee against loss; and if he will state if there is any objection to give this convenience to the public of Longford as elsewhere?


The conditions on which extensions of the trunk telephone system in Ireland can be carried out are still under the consideration of the Treasury, and for the moment I am unable to take steps with regard to an extension to Longford.