HC Deb 14 July 1914 vol 64 c1720W

asked the Chief Secretary for Ireland whether he is aware that in the Kildysart district of West Clare, at Ballylean, Boultidoolin, Gurtglass, Clounsnantike, and other places there are tenant farmers paying rents 30 per cent. to 40 per cent. above those of neighbouring farmers whose landlords have agreed to land purchase, and that some of these tenants are threatened with evictions; and whether the Congested Districts Board will turn its attention to this part of West Clare in order to deal with the estates concerned under the Land Act of 1909?


The particulars given in the question are insufficient to enable the Congested Districts Board to furnish the information asked for. If the names of the estates are supplied the Board will have inquiries made into the matter referred to.

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