HC Deb 27 May 1897 vol 49 cc1407-8
MR. J. P. FARRELL (Cavan, W.)

I beg to ask the Secretary to the Treasury if he can state the names and addresses of the Trustees of the Ballinamore Canal; whether there is any public office in which they meet or where they can be seen; and, can he state in what form they can be approached, i.e. whether by private letter or by memorial presented through a legal channel?


The canal is under two bodies of trustees, one for navigation and one for drainage purposes. I assume that the hon. member refers to the navigation trustees, who are appointed as vacancies occur, by the Grand Juries of the adjoining counties. The Roscommon Grand Jury have refused to appoint any trustees at all, but the Grand Juries of Cavan, Fermanagh, and Leitrim have appointed representatives, and I have here a list of their names and addresses which I shall be happy to give to the hon. Member. I am not aware whether they have any office, but the secretary to the trustees is Mr. B. St. George Harrison, Carrick-on Shannon, and I suppose he can be approached by private letter.