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NAMES: William BAILIE; Mrs. QUIGLEY; Patrick O'ROURKE; Patrick CUNNINGHAM; Misses DICKIE; Rupert F. FRANKLIN. PLACES: Annaghvackey; Cavananore; Clonaleenaghan; Rassan; Shanmullagh
Sharon Oddie Brown, June 16, 2005.

Parliamentary Debate:
Dáil Éireann - Volume 37 - 25 February, 1931
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Acquisition of Louth Estates.
Mr. Coburn Mr. Coburn

Mr. Coburn asked the Minister for Lands and Fisheries to state what progress has been made by the Land Commission in acquiring for the relief of congestion (a) the estate of the Representatives of Mrs. Quigley [1] ; (b) estate of William Bailey [2] , lands known as Annaghvacky and Cavananore; (c) estate of Patrick O'Rourke [3] , Cavananore and Annaghvacky, 152 acres O roods 39 perches; (d) the estate of the Misses Dickie [4] , Annaghvacky and Clonaleenaghan; (e) estate of Rupert F. Franklin [5] , Annaghvacky and Clonaleenaghan, 233 acres O roods 12 perches; (f) the estate of Patrick Cunningham [6] and others, the lands of Rassan and Shanmullagh, comprising 199 acres.

Mr. Roddy: The position of the various estates mentioned by the Deputy, [435] in respect of proceedings under the Land Act 1923, is as follows:—

Estate of Reps. of Mrs. Quigley.—The lands of Cavananore in this matter were purchased under the Irish Land Act 1903, and are subject to Land Purchase Annuity, and the Land Commission do not propose to take any action, at present, regarding their acquisition.

Estate of William Bailey [7] .—There are no proceedings before the Land Commission for the acquisition of the lands of Annaghvacky in this matter, but inquiry will be made regarding them.

Estate of Patrick O'Rourke.—The price of the lands of Cavananore and Annaghvacky, comprising 152a. Or. 39p., has been fixed and a scheme for their division will be prepared as expeditiously as possible.

Estate of The Misses Dickie [8] .—The Land Commission have considered the question of the acquisition of the lands of Annaghvacky and Clonaleenaghan in this matter and have decided to take no action at present for their acquisition.

Estate of Rupert F. Franklin.—The lands of Annaghvacky and Clonaleenaghan, comprising 233a. Or. 17p. in this matter have recently been published in a Provisional List of lands which, if not excluded in consequence of a valid objection will become vested in the Land Commission on the Appointed Day.

Estate of Patrick Cunningham and Ors.—The lands of Rassan and Shanmullagh, comprising 199a. Or. 24p. in this matter have been published in a Provisional List of lands which, if not excluded in consequence of a valid objection, will become vested in the Land Commission on the Appointed Day. The owner objected to their acquisition by the Land Commission and his objection is at present pending for hearing.

Mr. Coburn asked the Minister for Lands and Fisheries if he will state what progress has been made with the acquisition of the lands known as the Eastwood Estate, Castletown, Dundalk, Co. Louth.

[436] Mr. Roddy: The Land Commission are making inquiries as to the suitability of the lands of Castletown, referred to, for acquisition under the provisions of the Land Act


[1] Mrs. QUIGLY?

[2] William BAILEY?

[3] Patrick O’ROURKE? It would seem that this 152 acres add up to about the same as listed in the 1915 (date a conjecture) listing of properties owned by Sir Thomas JACKSON: See: 1915 Land Holdings of Sir Thomas JACKSON in Armagh & Co. Louth.

[4] Misses DICKIE

[5] Rupert F. FRANKLIN?

[6] Patrick CUNNINGHAM?

[7] William BAILEY?

[8] Misses DICKIE?

 

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