§ Mr. FETHERSTONHAUGH
asked the Chief Secretary for Ireland what was the date of the acceptance by the owner of the Palmer estate, county Mayo, of the offer of the Congested Districts Board to buy that estate; by what date is it 1820W anticipated that the estate will be vested in the Board; and what time has elapsed since the offer of the owners to sell and lodgment with the Board of the necessary documents to accompany the offer?
§ Mr. BIRRELL
The offer of the Congested Districts Board for the estate referred to was accepted on the 30th October, 1911. The necessary documents to enable the Board to value the estate were lodged on the 8th September, 1910. The Board cannot at present say when it is likely that the estate will be vested.