Dáil Éireann - Volume 326 - 28 January, 1981

Written Answers. - County Galway Estates.

106. Mr. Donnellan asked the Minister for Agriculture if the Land Commission will consider acquiring the Joe Dooley estate, Cloughanover, Headford, County Galway.

Minister for Agriculture (Mr. MacSharry): This small property of eight hectares was sold by public auction in three lots last year. Having considered the outcome of the auction, the Land Commission [364] decided that no steps should be taken towards the acquisition of the lands.

107. Mr. Donnellan asked the Minister for Agriculture when the Land Commission intend to divide the Castlehacket estate, Belclare, Tuam, County Galway.

Minister for Agriculture (Mr. MacSharry): The Land Commission hope to be in a position to dispose of this property within the next few months.