Dáil Éireann - Volume 18 - 25 January, 1927
WRITTEN ANSWERS. - COMPENSATION AWARDS.
Mr. P. McKENNA Mr. P. McKENNA
Mr. P. McKENNA asked the Minister for Finance if he is aware that Michael  Flynn, of Gortnagullion, Keshcarrigan, Co. Leitrim, was awarded the sum of £196 by Judge Brown at Carrick-on-Shannon, in 1922, for damage done to his person and property by British forces, and that his decision was further considered by the Compensation Commission appointed by the Saorstát Government and approved; further, if he is aware that Mr. Flynn has only received so far £100 of this award, and whether the Minister will expedite payment of the amount of the award outstanding.
Mr. BLYTHE Mr. BLYTHE
Mr. BLYTHE: A decree for the amount stated was awarded to the applicant named by the Deputy. The amount of the decree relating to personal injuries, viz., £100, together with costs and appropriate interest, has been discharged by my department. The decree was referred to the Compensation (Ireland) Commission for consideration in so far as any other losses suffered might fall within their terms of reference. No award was made by the Commission and in the circumstances no further payment can be made.
Dáil Éireann 18 WRITTEN ANSWERS. COMPENSATION AWARDS.