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ROYAL IRISH CONSTABULARY.
REPORT OF THE COMPTROLLER AND AUDITOR GENERAL.
1. EXPENDITURE in excess of the Estimate has taken place under Sub-Heads Excess. A., C., L., P., Q., and S.
2. A Special Sub-Head has been introduced into the Account, with Treasury sanction, Special for the purpose of recording a charge of 101. 58. 10d. to recoup an Officer for public Sub-Head. money stolen from his Office in barrack.
3. The Amount to be Surrendered is, as shown by the Account, 3,7371. 128. 7d.
£. Grant (Gross)
1,322,332 2 11
Net Surplus £. 1,670 17 1
4. A limited test was applied to the Store Accounts with satisfactory results.
ACCOUNT of the Sum Expended, compared with the Sum Granted, to defray the Expenses of
the GENERAL Prisons BOARD in IRELAND, and of the Establishments under their control, the Registration of Habitual Criminals, and the Maintenance of Criminal Lunatics confined in District Lunatic Asylums in the Year ended 31st March 1906, showing the Surplus or Deficit upon each Sub-Head of the Vote.
Expenditure compared with Grant.
More than Granted. than Granted .
OFFICE OF GENERAL PRISONS BOARD.
Fuel and Light -
1,550 1,800 16,000 3,000
700 10,450 9,000
515 4,950 3,500
1,588 5 4
613 15 8. 86 4 4
510 10 -8 4 9 4
49 4 7
348 6 6
£. 13,077 5
4 10 2
£. 3,256 127 343 16 4
16,682 4 3
13,081 15 4
CLASS III. continued.
VOTE 20.- PRISONS, IRELAND—continued.
EXPLANATION of the Causes of Variation between Expenditure and Grant.
A.–Variation due to sanctioned changes in the Office Staff in the year.
-Savings incidental to Estimate and variable nature of Expenditure. D.-Savings due to reduction of staff consequent on the closing of one Prison and one Bridewell during the year, and to vacancies and changes on the staffs of the Prisons generally.
E.More officers became entitled to lodging allowances than was anticipated when the Estimate was framed.
F.—Same explanation as under D.
0.-Savings due to economies effected in the consumption of coal and gas at Mountjoy Prison, and to the price of coal at the Prisons generally being lower than anticipated.
P.-Cessation of a reut on expiration of a lease.
W.-The claims of Asylum Authorities for maintenance of lunatic soldiers and sailors under the Lunacy (Ireland) Act, 1901, for the years 1902-3, 1903-4, and 1904-5, which were provided for under this Sub-Head for 1905-6, amounted to less than was anticipated.
X.-Estimated as closely as possible.
The excess of Receipts over Payments (3,2561. 12s. 7d.) Manufacturing Department, 1905-6, is accounted for as follows:
d. £. Net Profit, as per Manufacturing Statement, 1905-6
3,568 11 81
Increase of Stock within the
year Increase in debts due to the Manufacturing Department Decrease in debts due by the Manufacturing Department
190 11 2
311 19 11
£. 3,256 127
The Expenditure in excess of the Estimate under Sub-Heads E. and N. has been authorised by the Treasury per Letter No. 6151, dated 20th March, 1906.
Gratuities on Marriage paid with the sanction of the Treasury to the undermentioned female Prison Officers have been charged to Sub-head D of the Prisons, Ireland, Vote 1905–1906.
Assistant Matron Keenan, Limerick Female Prison
£ . 30 1 60 17 50 7
d. 3 1 6
A Return of Extra Remuneration exceeding £25 in the aggregate received by Prison Officers from Public Funds in the year 1905–1906, in addition to their fixed salaries is appended.
VOTE 20.—PRISONS, IRELAND—continued.
RETURN of Prison Officers who have received Pensions or other Government Money, in addition to the
fixed Salaries and Emoluments of their Offices provided for in the Estimate for Prisons, Ireland, 1905-1906, where the amount of such extra Remuneration exceeded 25). in the aggregate, during the Year ended 31st March 1906.
£. 8. d. Mountjoy - Major A. F.
Pension Owen-Lewis Governor Ditto John Ryan Ordinary Warder · ditto
26 13 2 ditto Ditto Robert Bollard ditto Royal Irish Con- Constabulary 50
Superannuation 36 5 3 ditto.
75 14 4 ditto, Ditto Denis Hogan Ordinary Warder Army
48 13 41 ditt. Ditto Hugh Cochrane - ditto
Royal Irish Con- Constabulary 44 18 61 ditt : stabulary
Vote Maryborough (aptain William Governor
ditto. Barrows Ditto Peter Dunne Ordinary Royal Irish Con- | Constabulary 42 24
53 3 11 ditto. Ditto Ed. Muldowney ditto
48 7 21 ditto. Ditto Patrick Geraghty ditto
48 7 2
ditto. Ditto Richard Vogan ditto
33 311 ditto. Ditto Thomas Ego
42 2 4 ditto. Armagh Ven. C. K. Irwin, Church of Ireland Chaplain, Military
amount. Beltast John Bartley Ordinary Royal Irish Con Constabulary 48 7 2 Pension.
Vote ('astlebar - M. O'M. Knott Medical Officer Surgeon, Royal Irish ditto
ditto. Ditto John Campbell · Bridewell Keeper Army
31 18 9 Pension. (Ballina) Clonmel Rev. L. C. Warren Church of Ireland Chaplain Military
amount. Ditto Peter Whelan Ordinary Royal Irish Con- Constabulary 30
ditto. Ditto John Irwin Bridewell Royal Irish Con- Constabulary 49 195 ditto.
32 4 9 ditto. Dundalk Rev. R. S. G. Church of Ireland Chaplain, Military
amount. Ditto Robert McBarron Bridewell
Royal Irish Con- | Constabulary 48 7 2 Pension.
Salary. Ditto Patrick Fallon Bridewell Royal Irish Con- Constabulary 30
48 7 2 ditto. (Clifden) Kilkenny James Scott Ordinary ditto
46 6 7 ditto. Warder Kiln.ainham Rev. P. Fee Roman Catholic Chaplain, Royal Hos. | Army Vote
70 7 Fixed Chaplain pital, Kilmainham ·
Salary. Limerick Philip Bolger Bridewell Royal Irish Con-Constabulary 60
49 19 5 ditto. Warder Londonderry Laurence Power Chief Warder
ditto. Tralee Very Rev. Dean Roman Catholic
amount. Tullamore Thomas Green Ordinary
Con Constabulary 48 7 2 Pension.
ditto. Keeper (Birr) J. S. Gibbons,
J. J. Rafter,
Clerk in Charge of Accounts.
VOTE 20.—PRISONS, IRELAND—continued. The fines inflicted on · Prison Officers and deducted from their Salaries in the year ended 31st March 1096 amounted to 121. 38. id.
The Surplus of 5,8911. 16s. 1d., shown on the Account of the Vote “ Prisons, Ireland,” for the year ended 31st March 1905, has been surrendered. J. J. Rafter,
J. S. Gibbons, Clerk in Charge of Accounts.
Chairman and Accounting Officer, Office of General Prisons Board, 1
Dublin Castle. 19 November 1906.
I certify that this Account has been examined under my directions, and is correct.
John A. Kempe,
Comptroller and Auditor General.
4 7 Total Estimate 27,060
Balance £ 301 18 20 do.
Work postponed to provide for 100
100 farm wall
Laundry at Mountjoy Prison Mountjoy New Associa
(Treasury Letter No. 19225/05). 500 tion Workshop 302 4 9 197 15 3
Total Estimate 1,950
Work is being done by prison Expenditure to
labour, Less 31 March 1906 788 8 1
made during the year than Balance · £ 1,161 11 11