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Number 31 of 1932.


BOURN VINCENT MEMORIAL PARK ACT, 1932.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART I.

Preliminary And General.

Section

1.

Short title.

2.

Definitions.

3.

Expenses and receipts.

PART II.

Acceptance of Gift.

4.

Acceptance of gift and completion thereof.

5.

General application of the property.

6.

Erection of monument.

7.

Contribution to costs of scheduled document.

8.

Exemption from stamp duty.

9.

Exemptions from death duty.

PART III.

Maintenance of the Park.

10.

Date of taking possession of the Park and commencement of this Part of this Act.

11.

Vesting of control of the Park in the Commissioners.

12.

Maintenance and management of the Park.

13.

Employment of officers and servants.

14.

Power of the Commissioners to make bye-laws.

15.

Removal and arrest of offenders in the Park.

16.

Obstruction of and assaults on Park constables.

17.

Employment of police in the Park.

PART IV.

Custody and use of Chattels Personal.

18.

Definition of “the said chattels”.

19.

Date of delivery of chattels and of commencement of this Part of this Act.

20.

Performance and exercise of duties and powers of the Commissioners.

21.

Custody and management of the said chattels.

SCHEDULE

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Number 31 of 1932.


BOURN VINCENT MEMORIAL PARK ACT, 1932.


AN ACT TO ACCEPT THE GIFT OF THE MUCKROSS ESTATE IN THE COUNTY KERRY TO THE NATION AS A NATIONAL PARK AND FOR THAT PURPOSE TO AUTHORISE SUCH STEPS AS SHALL BE NECESSARY FOR THE LEGAL COMPLETION OF SUCH GIFT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS THEREOF, TO AUTHORISE THE PURCHASE FROM THE DONOR OF THE SAID ESTATE OF CERTAIN LAND AND CHATTELS PERSONAL, AND TO MAKE ALL SUCH PROVISION AS MAY BE NECESSARY FOR THE PRESERVATION, MAINTENANCE, MANAGEMENT, AND USE OF ALL PROPERTY SO DONATED OR PURCHASED. [16th December, 1932.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS OF SAORSTÁT EIREANN AS FOLLOWS:—

PART I.

Preliminary and General.

Short title.

1. —This Act may be cited as the Bourn Vincent Memorial Park Act, 1932.

Definitions.

2. —In this Act—

the expression “the Minister” means the Minister for Finance ;

the expression “the Commissioners” means the Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland ;

the expression “the Preliminary Agreement” means the Agreement of which a copy is set forth in Part I of the Schedule to this Act ;

the expression “the Deed of Grant” means the Indenture of which a copy is set forth in Part II of the Schedule to this Act ;

the expression “the Supplemental Agreement” means the Agreement of which a copy is set forth in Part III of the Schedule to this Act ;

the expression “the Scheduled Documents” means the Preliminary Agreement, the Deed of Grant, and the Supplemental Agreement, and shall be construed as referring to those documents either collectively or distributively as the context may require ;

the expression “the Preliminary Conveyance” means a certain Indenture already prepared and executed as an escrow and intended to bear even date with the Deed of Grant and to be made between Robert Nesbitt Keller, William Thomas Mackay, and Percival Hugh Browne of the one part and Senator Arthur Rose Vincent of the other part ;

the expression “the Park” means the Bourn Vincent Memorial Park.

Expenses and receipts.

3. —(1) All expenses incurred by the Minister in the execution of this Act, including in particular the moneys payable by the Minister under the Supplemental Agreement as the price of the property thereby agreed to be sold to him and all expenses incurred by the Minister in or about the preparation and execution of the scheduled documents, and also, to such extent as shall be sanctioned by the Minister, all expenses incurred by the Commissioners in the execution of this Act, shall be paid out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas.

(2) All moneys received by the Commissioners under this Act shall be paid into or disposed of for the benefit of the Exchequer in such manner as the Minister shall direct.

PART II.

Acceptance of Gift.

Acceptance of gift and completion thereof.

4. —The generous gift by Senator Arthur Rose Vincent, in conjunction with William Bowers Bourn and Agnes M. Bourn, of the property commonly known as the Muckross Estate to the Nation for the purposes of a National Park, which is intended to be effected by the scheduled documents, is hereby gratefully accepted, and accordingly—

(a) it is hereby declared that the Preliminary Agreement is hereby approved of and that effect shall be given thereto in the manner provided by this Act, and

(b) it is hereby enacted that it shall be lawful for the Minister to execute the Deed of Grant and to take and hold in accordance with this Act the lands and property conveyed to him by that Deed, and

(c) it is hereby further enacted that it shall be lawful for the Minister to carry out the Supplemental Agreement and to take, receive, and hold in accordance with this Act all lands and chattels conveyed or delivered to him in pursuance of that Agreement.

General application of the property.

5. —(1) All the lands and property (other than chattels personal) which are conveyed to the Minister by or in pursuance of the scheduled documents or any of them shall be held by and vested in him for the purpose of forming and being used in accordance with this Act as a national park which shall be and is hereby styled and entitled “The Bourn Vincent Memorial Park.”

(2) All chattels personal which are transferred to or acquired by the Minister under or in pursuance of the scheduled documents or any of them shall be held by and vested in him for such purposes as are appointed by this Act.

Erection of monument.

6. —(1) In this section the expression “the Settlors” means Senator Arthur Rose Vincent, William Bowers Bourn, and Agnes M. Bourn, respectively mentioned and described in the scheduled documents, and the survivors and survivor of them.

(2) It shall be lawful for the Settlors to erect at their own expense at any place in the Park chosen by them or (with their authority) by the designer of the monument hereinafter mentioned, one, and only one, monument to the memory of the late Maud Chase Bourn Vincent, wife of the said Senator Arthur Rose Vincent.

(3) The said monument shall be of such design as the Settlors shall, at their absolute discretion, appoint, and shall have inscribed thereon, at the expense of the Settlors, such inscription indicative of the purpose of the said monument as the Settlors shall direct.

(4) The Minister shall cause the said monument to be maintained, preserved, and kept in good and proper order, condition, and repair, and all references in this Act to the maintenance of the Park shall be construed as including such maintenance, preservation, and keeping.

Contribution to costs of scheduled documents.

7. —The Minister shall, out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas, pay to Senator Arthur Rose Vincent, named and described in the scheduled documents, such sum not exceeding five hundred pounds as shall be agreed upon between the Minister and the said Senator Arthur Rose Vincent as and for a contribution to the costs and expenses incurred by the said Senator Arthur Rose Vincent in and about the preparation, execution, and completion of the scheduled documents and the costs and expenses incurred by the parties to the Preliminary Conveyance in and about the preparation, execution, and completion of that Conveyance.

Exemption from stamp duty.

8. —No stamp duty shall be payable on the Preliminary Conveyance nor on any of the scheduled documents nor on any instrument which bears date subsequent to the date of the passing of this Act and is necessary to give effect to any of the scheduled documents.

Exemptions from death duty.

9. —(1) Neither estate duty nor succession duty shall be chargeable in connection with the death of Senator Arthur Rose Vincent, named and described in the scheduled documents, in respect of the lands (whether of real or chattel real tenure) or chattels personal conveyed, transferred, or sold or agreed to be conveyed, transferred, or sold by the scheduled documents or any of them.

(2) Estate duty shall not be chargeable on the death of William Bowers Bourn, named and described in the scheduled documents, under paragraph (c) of sub-section (1) of section 2 of the Finance Act, 1894, as extended by sub-section (2) of section 59 of the Finance (1909-10) Act, 1910, on the consideration given for the conveyance effected by the Preliminary Conveyance, notwithstanding that such consideration was provided by the said William Bowers Bourn.

(3) Save as is expressly provided by sub-section (2) of this section, nothing in this section shall operate to exempt from estate duty or from succession duty at any time the said consideration given for the conveyance effected by the Preliminary Conveyance nor any land, investments, or funds for the time being representing such consideration.

PART III.

Maintenance of the Park.

Date of taking possession of the Park and commencement of this Part of this Act.

10. —The Minister shall enter into possession and occupation of the Park on the 31st day of December, 1932, and as on and from that date shall be responsible for the management and control of the Park, and accordingly this Part of this Act shall come into operation on the said 31st day of December, 1932.

Vesting of control of the Park in the Commissioners.

11. —The management and control of the Park shall be vested in the Commissioners, but such management and control and all other duties and powers imposed on or vested in the Commissioners in relation to the Park by this Part of this Act or otherwise shall be performed and exercised by the Commissioners, subject to and in accordance with the general directions of the Minister.

Maintenance and management of the Park.

12. —(1) The Commissioners shall maintain and manage the Park as a national park for the general purpose of the recreation and enjoyment of the public and shall for that purpose have full power, subject to the sanction (either general or particular) of the Minister, to execute all such works and do all such things as shall in their opinion be necessary for the proper maintenance and management of the Park or be necessary for or contribute towards affording to the public the facilities and benefits to be derived from the Park.

(2) In addition and without prejudice to the general powers conferred on the Commissioners by the preceding sub-section of this section, it shall be lawful for the Commissioners, with the sanction (either general or particular) of the Minister, to reserve any portion of the Park or any building in the Park for any particular purpose, whether State or public or private, to let any part of the Park or any building in the Park or any right over or in respect of any part of the Park to any person, and to charge tolls for the admission of persons, vehicles, vessels, and animals to the Park or any building therein or any part of the Park or of any such building.

Employment of officers and servants.

13. —(1) The Commissioners may from time to time appoint such and so many officers, park constables, gamekeepers, waterbailiffs, workmen, and servants as the Commissioners shall, with the approval of the Minister, think necessary for the proper execution of the duties and exercise of the powers imposed or conferred on them in relation to the Park by this Act or otherwise.

(2) The Commissioners, when making appointments under this section, shall give preference to persons who were, before the commencement of this Part of this Act, employed on the Muckross Estate by the owners thereof and shall, so far as may be practicable, appoint under this section every person who was so employed immediately before such commencement to a position not less favourable in remuneration and conditions of service to those enjoyed by similar employees in the service of the State.

(3) Every person appointed by the Commissioners under this section shall, subject to the foregoing provisions of this section, be so appointed upon and subject to such terms and conditions and at such remuneration as the Commissioners shall, with the sanction of the Minister, determine.

Power of the Commissioners to make bye-laws.

14. —(1) The Commissioners may, subject to the approval of the Minister, make bye-laws for regulating and controlling the use and enjoyment of the Park by the public, and generally for the maintenance, management, and preservation of the Park as a national park.

(2) Every person who shall do any act (whether of commission or omission) which is a breach or in contravention of a bye-law made under this section shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding five pounds.

(3) Copies of all bye-laws made under this section and for the time being in force shall be posted in the Park in such conspicuous manner and places as the Commissioners may deem best calculated to give notice thereof to the persons using the Park.

(4) Every bye-law made under this section shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after it is made, and if either such House shall, within twenty-one days on which that House has sat next after such bye-law was laid before it, pass a resolution annulling such bye-law, such bye-law shall be annulled accordingly, but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under such bye-law.

Removal and arrest of offenders in the Park.

15. —(1) If any person in the Park and within the view of a park constable does any act which is an offence under any bye-law made under this Act, or is in contravention of any such bye-law, such park constable, if in uniform, may do both or either of the following things, that is to say:—

(a) demand from such person his name and address, or

(b) order such person to leave the Park.

(2) If any such person as aforesaid refuses to give his name or refuses to give his address to a park constable upon demand by such park constable as aforesaid, or gives a name or address which is known to or reasonably suspected by the park constable to be false or fictitious, the park constable may without warrant arrest and take into his custody such person.

(3) If any such person as aforesaid, on being so required as aforesaid, refuses or fails to leave the Park, any park constable may either remove such person from the Park by force or may without warrant arrest and take into custody such person.

(4) Whenever a park constable arrests any person under this section he shall forthwith bring and deliver such person into the custody of a member of the Gárda Síochána to be dealt with according to law.

(5) Every person who, on being required by a park constable acting under this section, to give his name and address, refuses to give his name or refuses to give his address, or gives a false or fictitious name or address, or who on being ordered by a park constable acting under this section to leave the Park, refuses or fails to leave the Park, or having left or been removed from the Park returns thereto on the same day, shall be guilty of an offence under this section, and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding five pounds.

(6) A member of the Gárda Síochána on duty in the Park shall have and may exercise the powers conferred on park constables by this section.

Obstruction of and assaults on Park constables.

16. —Every person who shall obstruct or impede any park constable in the lawful execution of any of his duties or powers as such park constable under this Act or any bye-law made thereunder and every person who shall assault a park constable while engaged in the lawful execution of any such duties or powers shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding twenty pounds or, at the discretion of the court, to imprisonment for any term not exceeding six months.

Employment of police in the Park.

17. —It shall be lawful for members of the Gárda Síochána to be employed on police duties in the Park.

PART IV.

Custody and use of Chattels Personal.

Definition of “the said chattels.

18. —In this Part of this Act the expression “the said chattels” means all chattels personal acquired by the Minister under or in pursuance of the scheduled documents or any of them, and includes all produce of or accretions to such chattels and all chattels acquired by way of replacement of chattels sold, consumed in use, or damaged or destroyed.

Date of delivery of chattels and of commencement of this Part of this Act.

19. —The said chattels shall be delivered to and received by the Minister on the 31st day of December, 1932, or such later date (not being later than the 31st day of March, 1933) as shall be arranged between Senator Arthur Rose Vincent (named and described in the scheduled documents) and the Minister, and this Part of this Act shall come into operation immediately upon such delivery and receipt.

Performance and exercise of duties and powers of the Commissioners.

20. —The duties and powers imposed on or vested in the Commissioners in relation to the said chattels by this Part of this Act or otherwise shall be performed and exercised by the Commissioners subject to and in accordance with the general directions of the Minister.

Custody and management of the said chattels.

21. —(1) The custody of the said chattels shall be vested in the Commissioners and the said chattels shall, subject to the provisions of this section, be maintained, managed, and used by the Commissioners for such purposes, ancillary to the maintenance of the Park and the use thereof by the public as the Commissioners, with the sanction (either general or particular) of the Minister, shall think proper, or for any other purposes whatsoever which shall be particularly sanctioned by the Minister.

(2) The Commissioners shall have full power to do all such things in relation to the said chattels as they shall, with the sanction (either general or particular) of the Minister, consider to be necessary or proper for the due maintenance, management, and use of the said chattels in accordance with this section, including power to let or sell any of the said chattels in the ordinary course of management or, with the particular sanction of the Minister, to sell any of the said chattels absolutely, and power, with the sanction (either general or particular) of the Minister, to acquire chattels for the purpose of replacing any of the said chattels sold, consumed in use, or damaged or destroyed.

SCEIDEAL.

SCHEDULE.

Coipeanna de Scribhinni.

Copies of Documents.

PART I.

CUID I.

An Co-Aontu Tosaigh.

The Preliminary Agreement.

MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT made the Seventeenth day of November, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Thirty-two, BETWEEN ARTHUR ROSE VINCENT, of Muckross House, Muckross, in the County of Kerry, C.B.E., Senator Irish Free State (hereinafter called “the Settlor”), of the one part and the Minister for Finance in Saorstát Eireann (hereinafter sometimes for brevity referred to as “the Minister”) of the other part, WHEREAS the Settlor has agreed to purchase the Estate comprising the lands, tenements, hereditaments and premises described in Parts 1 and 2 of the Schedule hereto, subject as hereinafter is mentioned but otherwise free from incumbrances ; AND WHEREAS the Settlor has entered into the said Purchase Agreement with the object of presenting the said Estate to the Nation as a free gift in conjunction with William Bowers Bourn of Filoli House, San Mateo, California, and his wife, Agnes M. Bourn, and in the names of the Settlor and the said William Bowers Bourn and Agnes M. Bourn. AND WHEREAS the Settlor having informed the Executive Council of Saorstát Eireann of his desire to make the aforesaid gift requested it to accept same on behalf of the Nation, and the Executive Council having duly intimated its willingness to accept the gift IT WAS AGREED that the said Estate should be conveyed by the Settlor to the Minister, to be held by him on behalf of the State, and that the preliminary arrangements in relation thereto should be specified in writing in the form of an Agreement between the Settlor and the Minister (being this Agreement). NOW THESE PRESENTS WITNESS and IT IS HEREBY AGREED AND DECLARED by and between the parties hereto as follows:—

1.—THE SETTLOR in the name of the Settlor and in the name of the said William Bowers Bourn and Agnes M. Bourn and as a free gift to the Nation shall convey to the Minister the said lands, tenements, hereditaments and premises described in Parts 1 and 2 of the Schedule hereto, subject to the provisions hereinafter contained but otherwise free from incumbrances.

2.—THE PROPERTY will be conveyed subject as to the parts of the lands of Ardagh and Gortahoonig and the lands of Carrigafreaghane in the Schedule hereto mentioned to an apportioned Fee Farm Rent of eighty-three pounds and two pence and as to the said part of the lands of Ardagh in conjunction with other lands not the property of the Settlor to an apportioned Superior Fee Farm Rent of one hundred and fifty-three pounds thirteen shillings and four pence and to the exceptions, reservations, grantee's covenants and conditions contained in the respective Indentures reserving the said rents in so far as the same now affect the said lands or any of them and subject to the payment of a yearly rent of EIGHTEEN POUNDS to be paid in respect of the right to haul for salmon and trout on the shore of the said lands of Carrigafreaghane, and also subject as to such of the said lands, tenements, hereditaments and premises as are affected thereby to the leases and tenancies subsisting therein, and to the rights of certain tenant purchasers under the Land Acts and of the former tenants of the Right Honourable the Lord Ardilaun (a former owner of the property) to quarry and take limestone from a quarry situate on the lands of Cloghereen Lower, and of the Earl of Kenmare to quarry and take limestone from a quarry situate on the lands of Cloghereen Lower, and subject to any right the Urban District Council of Killarney may now have to lay a second six-inch pipe for the purpose of their water supply from the Torc River at the concrete pit about half a mile above the Torc Waterfall alongside their present six inch pipe through the said lands, tenements, hereditaments and premises, and subject as to all the said lands, tenements, hereditaments and premises to all rights of way existing over lands and lakes and also to all rights of fishing, burial, drainage, water and other easements (if any) affecting the same and whether the same are vested in public or in private persons, and to all rights of adjacent owners and to any liability to repair or contribute to the repair of roads, ways, passages, bridges, walls, fences, drains, pipes and other like matters but otherwise free from incumbrances.

3.—THE said Estate shall be henceforth known and described as “The Bourn-Vincent Memorial Park,” and the name shall not be changed.

4.—THE SETTLOR and the said William Bowers Bourn and Agnes M. Bourn, his wife (the father and mother of Maud C. Bourn Vincent hereinafter mentioned) or any of them shall have the right to erect in the Park a Monument in memory of the late Maud Chase Bourn Vincent, the wife of the Settlor, to be designed by an Artist on behalf of them or any of them and to be erected on a site to be selected by them or any of them or by such Artist and to bear an inscription as follows :—“In Memory of Maud Bourn Vincent, Born San Francisco, November 6th, 1883: Died, New York, February 12th, 1929,” or such other or additional inscription as may be appropriate, and the Estate shall be conveyed charged with the obligation to preserve and maintain the said Monument in perpetuity and to keep same at all times in good order, repair and condition.

5.—SUBJECT as aforesaid, the Estate shall be conveyed to the Minister free from all restrictions as to the user thereof.

6.—THE SETTLOR will convey to the Minister all his estate and interest in the said lands, tenements, hereditaments and premises. The title as to all the said hereditaments (other than the portion of the lands of Gortagullane known as Lacka Wood) shall commence with an Indenture dated the fourth day of August, one thousand nine hundred and eleven, made between the Right Honourable Arthur Edward Baron Ardilaun of the one part and the said William Bowers Bourn of the other part (being a Conveyance in fee simple on sale, subject as therein of the said hereditaments and premises firstly hereby agreed to be sold with others which have since that date been sold under the provisions of the Land Acts, 1923-1931, and being a Conveyance of all his the said Right Honourable Arthur Edward Baron Ardilaun's estate and interest in the hereditaments and premises secondly hereby agreed to be sold) and the title to the said lands of Gortagullane shall commence with an Indenture dated the Sixteenth day of February one thousand nine hundred and sixteen and made between the Right Honourable Valentine Charles, Earl of Kenmare, of the first part; The Right Honourable John Baron Revelstoke, The Right Honourable Cecil Baring and Greville Douglas of the second part, and the said William Bowers Bourn of the third part (being also a Conveyance in fee simple).

7.—THE CONVEYANCE to the Minister shall be in the form of the draft attached hereto with such alterations and amendments as may be mutually agreed and such Conveyance shall be engrossed on behalf of and at the expense of the Minister and be executed by the Settlor as soon as may be after the date hereof. The said Conveyance shall be executed in escrow and placed in the hands of Whitney Moore and Keller, Solicitors, Kildare Street, Dublin, to be delivered up to the Minister on completion as the Deed of the Settlor when the conditions of this Agreement have been complied with. The Minister shall, on completion, be also handed over all title deeds and documents relating to the Estate, save and except those which also relate to other property of the Settlor or other person and in respect of these all certified copies in the possession of the Settlor and certified copies of the Title Deeds retained by the Settlor will be furnished to the Minister.

8.—THE date fixed for completion shall be the Thirty-first day of December one thousand nine hundred and thirty-two (or such other date as may be mutually agreed between the parties) and upon completion the Minister shall be entitled to possession and receipt of the rents and profits as from the Thirty-first day of December, one thousand nine hundred and thirty-two, and shall be liable to all outgoings, including wages and salaries of Agent, Assistant Agent, servants and employees as from that date, such rents, profits and outgoings (whether the same be apportionable by law or not) to be apportioned if necessary. AND WHEREAS it is desirable that provision should be made in respect of certain matters incidental to the said gift which cannot be effected without Statutory Authority, but the Settlor does not desire, and it is not the intention and purpose of this Agreement, that the intended gift should be in any way conditional upon the matters hereinafter referred to, save and except the matters specified in Clauses (a) and (b). NOW IT IS HEREBY FURTHER AGREED BY AND BETWEEN THE PARTIES HERETO that the Minister shall as soon as may be after the execution hereof seek the authority of the Oireachtas for the following:—

(a) THAT the Estate shall be maintained and managed as a National Park and shall be known and described as The Bourn Vincent Memorial Park, and that such name shall not be changed.

(b) THAT the Monument to be erected by the Settlor or the said William Bowers Bourn or the said Agnes Bourn, or any of them, shall be preserved and maintained in perpetuity at the expense of the State.

(c) THAT the Estate shall be taken over as a going concern and that the Minister or other person or body having the management and control of the Estate shall be authorised to retain (so far as they may be reasonably required) the services of the Agent and his Assistant and all gardeners, foresters, gamekeepers, gatekeepers and workmen numbering eighty-five employed on the Estate at the date of completion at rates of remuneration and on conditions of employment not less favourable than those enjoyed by similar employees in the service of the State.

(d) THAT the Minister be empowered to make a contribution not exceeding Five Hundred Pounds out of the public funds towards the costs and expenses incurred by the Settlor and the persons from whom the Settlor has agreed to purchase the Estate, such contribution to be of such amount as the Minister may be advised to be fair and reasonable.

(e) THAT all Deeds and instruments entered into and executed by the Settlor for the purpose of enabling him to effect this gift (including the Conveyance to the Settlor) shall be exempt from Stamp Duty and that any Stamp Duty paid by the Settlor in respect of same shall be refunded to him.

(f) THAT in the event of the death of the Settlor or the said William Bowers Bourn within three years of the execution of the Conveyance, the Estate shall be deemed not to be property passing upon the death of the Settlor or of the said William Bowers Bourn.

(g) SUCH other matters as may be necessary or desirable for the carrying out of this Agreement PROVIDED ALWAYS that this Agreement is conditional upon the acceptance of the said intended gift by the Oireachtas and the enactment of legislation to give effect to same within four months from the date hereof, and if no Act shall have been passed for the purpose aforesaid within such period (or such further period as the Settlor may in writing agree to) these PRESENTS and everything herein contained shall be void, and of no effect. IN WITNESS WHEREOF the Settlor has signed his name and affixed his Seal and the Minister has caused his Official Seal to be hereunto affixed, the day and year first herein written.

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Schedule.

Part 1.

ALL THAT AND THOSE the Towns and lands following that is to say in the Barony of Magunihy and County of Kerry the Towns and lands of Muckross and the Island in Dundag Bay part or formerly part of the said lands of Muckross, Dromyrourk (not including one acre plantation measure of the said lands of Dromyrourk the property of the Killarney Urban District Council or the several plots parts of the said lands of Dromyrourk containing respectively two roods and twelve perches, twenty-three perches, one acre and sixteen perches and one rood and thirty-nine perches and numbered respectively 1, 1a, 2 and 3 on the Map No. 1 annexed to a Conveyance dated the fourth day of August one thousand nine hundred and eleven made between the Right Honourable Arthur Edward Baron Ardilaun of the one part and William Bowers Bourn of the other part and thereon coloured Pink) Crinnagh, Cloghereen Upper (not including five perches plantation measure of the lands of Cloghereen Upper, the property of the Killarney Urban District Council) Cloghereen Lower (not including three roods, five perches, statute measure, of the said lands of Cloghereen Lower known as the Church Plot and numbered 4 on the said Map No. 1 annexed to the said Conveyance of the fourth day of August one thousand nine hundred and eleven and thereon coloured Pink), Killegy Lower, Killegy Upper, Cores, Ferta, (not including four acres, one rood and twenty-two perches plantation measure of the said lands of Ferta belonging to the Killarney Urban District Council) Torc, Gortracussane, Cloghfune, Gortderraree and Rossnahowgarry and ALL THAT AND THOSE the Towns and lands following situate in the Barony of Dunkerron North and County of Kerry, that is to say Tomies Wood, Tomies East, Tomies West, Ballinlough, Cullinagh, Doogary and Gortadirra AND ALL THAT AND THOSE the Towns and lands following situate in the Barony of Dunkerron South and County of Kerry that is to say Cahernabane, Cahernaduv, Derrynablunnaga, Foardal and Looscaunagh AND ALL THAT AND THOSE the Town and lands of Gallavally situate in the Barony of Dunkerron North and the Town and lands of Gallavally situate in the Barony of Dunkerron South, and the Town and lands of Gearhameen situate in the Barony of Dunkerron North, and the Town and lands of Gearhameen situate in the Barony of Dunkerron South all in the County of Kerry AND ALSO the Islands known as Brickeen Island and Dinish Island all in the County of Kerry AND ALL THAT AND THOSE the lands following situate in the Barony of Magunihy in the County of Kerry, that is to say, part of the Town and lands of Ardagh containing one hundred and nineteen acres one rood and thirty perches, statute measure, part of which containing thirty acres three roods and twenty-three perches was formerly part of the lands of Gortahoonig the Town and lands of Carrigafreaghane and the Town and lands of Gortahoonig all which premises are situate in the County of Kerry and are delineated on the Maps numbered 1, 2 and 3 annexed to the said Conveyance of the Fourth day of August one thousand nine hundred and eleven and are thereon surrounded by a red verge line and without prejudice to or expressing an intention contrary to Section 6 of the Conveyancing and Law of Property Act, 1881, all castles, houses and buildings erected on the said premises and all (if any) mines, minerals, quarries, fairs, markets, tolls, customs, timber, trees and woods appertaining to or enjoyed with the same respectively SAVING AND EXCEPTING such parts of the said lands and premises as have been sold by the Settlor under the provisions of the Land Acts 1923-1931 or otherwise particulars of which said parts are set out in the Third Part of this Schedule and save and except such Sporting (including fishing) rights and Turbary rights appurtenant to any of the said lands tenements hereditaments and premises as under the provisions of the said Land Acts have or may become vested in the Irish Land Commission AND ALSO ALL THAT AND THOSE the lands of Gortagullane known as Lacka Wood containing sixty-eight acres one rood and twenty-four perches statute measure or thereabouts situate in the Barony of Magunihy and County of Kerry.

Part 2

ALL the Estate and interest granted and conveyed by virtue of an Indenture of Settlement dated the first day of August one thousand nine hundred and sixteen made between William Bowers Bourn, first part: The Settlor and Maud Chase Bourn Vincent, his wife, of the second part, and the said William Bowers Bourn and David F. Moore and Henry M. P. Hare, therein described, of the third part: in all weirs, lakes, islands, fishings, fishing places, loughs and tithes both great and small appertaining to or enjoyed with the said premises or any of them or any part thereof respectively AND ALSO all the Estate and interest granted and conveyed by virtue of the said Settlement in the lake or river known as “The Meeting of the Waters” and in the lake known as “O'Sullivan's Punch Bowl,” and in the old Weir Bridge and in the Long Range and in the lakes known as the Upper, Middle and Lower Lakes of Killarney and in the Islands known as Friar's Island and Ash Island, and in the Devil's Island in Muckross Lake and in Robinsons, Arbutus, Ronayne's Duck McCarthy's and in all other Islands in the Upper Lake all in the County of Kerry, and all the Estate and interest granted and conveyed by virtue of the said Settlement in the exclusive rights of hauling for salmon and trout on the shore of the lands of Ballinlough in Lough Leane AND all the Estate and interest granted and conveyed by virtue of the said Settlement in all that portion of the bed and soil of the River Laune adjoining on the one side the said lands of Tomies East and Tomies West in the Barony of Dunkerron North and on the other side the lands of Lismongane and part of the lands of Gortreagh in the Barony of Magunihy and coloured yellow on the said Map No. 3 annexed to the said Conveyance of the fourth day of August one thousand nine hundred and eleven and in all that portion of the bed and soil of the said River Laune adjoining other part of the said lands of Gortreagh and the lands of Grenagh and Lahard extending from the said lands to the middle thread of the Stream of the said River situate in the said Barony of Magunihy and coloured blue on the said Map No. 3 aforesaid AND in all that portion of the bed and soil of the said River Laune bounded on both sides by parts of the lands of Mweelcaha in the said Barony of Dunkerron North and coloured yellow on the said Map No. 3 aforesaid and in ALL that portion of the bed and soil of the said River Laune adjoining other part of the said lands of Mweelcaha and extending from the said lands to the middle thread of the stream of the said river and for about nine hundred yards along the bounds of the same lands and coloured blue on the said Map No. 3 aforesaid, all which portions of said River and the said lands adjoining are situate in the County of Kerry AND ALSO the sole and exclusive right of fishing for all manner and kinds of fish of and in the waters flowing over the said portions of the said bed and soil of the said river. As regards the said right of fishing of and in the said waters flowing over that portion of the bed and soil of the said river bounded on both sides by the said lands of Mweelcaha and those portions of the said bed and soil of the said river adjoining that other part of the said lands of Mweelcaha and the said lands of Lismongane, Gortreagh, Grenagh and Lahard and extending from the said lands to the middle thread of the Stream of the said river as the same is reserved by Vesting Orders dated respectively the eleventh day of July one thousand nine hundred and the fifteenth day of December one thousand nine hundred made by the Irish Land Commission vesting their respective holdings in Michael Walsh, Patrick T. Lyne, John O'Connor, Mrs. Ellen Cronin, Mrs. Honoria Kelly, Bernard Hayden, Maurice Breen and Francis Richards respectively such reservations being in the words and figures following, that is to say:—“reserving thereout respectively to the said Vendors their heirs and assigns the exclusive right to all game as defined by the 27th and 28th Vic. Cap. 67 and wild fowl, deer, rabbits and fish and also the exclusive right for them or any of them of preserving the same and of hunting, shooting, fishing, coursing, fowling and sporting over and upon the said holdings respectively or any part thereof” save and except such sporting (including fishing) rights appurtenant to any of the said hereditaments and premises as under the provisions of the Land Acts, 1923-1931 have or may become vested in the Irish Land Commission.

Part 3.

Particulars of Lands sold under the provisions of the Land Acts 1923-1931, or otherwise.

PART of the lands of Dromyrourk containing one acre one rood and fifteen perches, Killegy Lower containing seventy-one acres two roods and one perch, Cloghereen Lower containing seventy-six acres and seventeen perches, Ardagh containing ninety-one acres three roods and twenty perches, Gortahoonig containing eighty-two acres and three perches, Killegy Upper containing twenty-four acres, Cloghereen Upper containing thirty-three acres three roods and one perch all statute measure or thereabouts situate in the Barony of Magunihy: part of the lands of Foardal containing seven hundred and seventeen acres and twenty-two perches, statute measure or thereabouts, the lands of Gallavally containing one hundred and eighteen acres and two perches statute measure or thereabouts, parts of the lands of Looscaunagh containing four hundred and ninety-eight acres and eighteen perches, Gearhameen containing nine hundred and fifty-two acres one rood and twenty-three perches, Gortadirra containing four hundred and seventy-five acres one rood and twenty perches, Tomies East containing one hundred and four acres two roods and twenty perches, all statute measure or thereabouts, and the lands of Tomies West containing two hundred and fifty-four acres one rood and eleven perches, statute measure or thereabouts, and the lands of Ballinlough containing one hundred and twelve acres two roods and ten perches, statute measure or thereabouts, situate in the Barony of Dunkerron North, all in the County of Kerry.

CUID II.

PART II.

Dintiuir an Deonta.

The Deed of Grant.

THIS INDENTURE made the      day          One thousand nine hundred and thirty-two BETWEEN ARTHUR ROSE VINCENT of Muckross House in the County of Kerry C.B.E., Senator of the Irish Free State (hereinafter referred to as “the Settlor”) of the one part and THE MINISTER FOR FINANCE IN SAORSTÁT EIREANN (hereinafter sometimes for brevity referred to as “the Minister”) of the other part WHEREAS the Settlor is now seised of an Estate in fee simple in possession in the lands tenements hereditaments and premises described in Part I of the Schedule hereto subject as to those parts of the lands of Ardagh and Gortahoonig and the lands of Carrigafreaghane specified in the said Schedule to the perpetual yearly rent of eighty three pounds and two pence being an apportioned part of the yearly fee farm rent of one hundred and eighty four pounds twelve shillings and four pence (adjusted to one hundred and eighty three pounds seven shillings and four pence) reserved by an Indenture of Fee Farm Grant dated the first of January one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five and made between Martin Lawlor of the one part and Henry Arthur Herbert of the other part which said rent was apportioned by Order of the Irish Land Commission dated twelfth April one thousand nine hundred and thirty-two and made in the Matter of the Estate of the Settlor Record No. S. 1834 and to the exceptions reservations and Grantees covenants and conditions in the said Fee Farm Grant contained in so far as same now affect the above mentioned lands tenements hereditaments and premises and subject in conjunction with other lands tenements hereditaments and premises to the superior yearly perpetual fee farm rent reserved by and to the exceptions reservations and Grantees covenants and conditions contained in a superior Fee Farm Grant dated twenty-ninth December one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four and made between Denis Shine Lawlor of the one part and the said Martin Lawlor of the other part so far as the same now affect the said lands tenements hereditaments and premises and subject also to the yearly rent of eighteen pounds payable in respect of the right to haul for salmon and trout on the shore of the lands of Carrigafreaghane and subject also to the rights of certain tenant purchasers under the Land Purchase Acts and of the former tenants of the Right Honourable the Lord Ardilaun to quarry and take limestone from a quarry on the lands of Cloghereen Lower specified in the said Schedule and the right of the Earl of Kenmare to quarry and take limestone from a quarry known as the Muckross Quarry situate on the said lands of Cloghereen Lower by virtue of an Indenture dated the seventeenth November one thousand nine hundred and fifteen and made between William Bowers Bourn of the one part and the Earl of Kenmare of the other part and subject also to any right which may now be vested in the Urban District Council of Killarney to lay a second six inch pipe for the purpose of their water supply from the Torc River at the concrete pit about half a mile above the Torc Waterfall alongside of their six inch pipe through the said lands tenements hereditaments and premises but otherwise free from incumbrances AND WHEREAS the Settlor is also seized and possessed of the lands tenements hereditaments and premises described in Part II of the Schedule hereto for all the estate and interest granted and conveyed by virtue of an Indenture of Settlement dated the eighteenth day of August one thousand nine hundred and sixteen and made between the said William Bowers Bourn of the first part the Settlor and Maud Chase Bourn Vincent his wife (now deceased) of the second part and the said William Bowers Bourn, David Francis Moore and Henry Patrick Hare (now deceased) of the third part save and except such Sporting and Fishing rights appurtenant to any of the said lands tenements hereditaments and premises as may have or may become vested in the Irish Land Commission under the provisions of the Land Acts 1923-1931 AND WHEREAS the said lands tenements hereditaments and premises described in Parts I and II of the Schedule hereto were purchased by the Settlor at the request of the said William Bowers Bourn of Filoli House San Mateo California with the object of presenting the same to the Nation as a free gift in conjunction with the said William Bowers Bourn and his wife Agnes M. Bourn and in the names of the Settlor and the said William Bowers Bourn and Agnes M. Bourn AND WHEREAS the Executive Council of Saorstát Eireann has been requested to accept the gift on behalf of the Nation and the Executive Council having duly intimated its willingness to accept the same it was agreed that the said lands tenements hereditaments and premises should be conveyed by the Settlor to the Minister to be held subject to the provisions and conditions hereinafter contained NOW THIS INDENTURE WITNESSETH that the Settlor in pursuance of the said Agreement and in consideration thereof as SETTLOR DOTH HEREBY in the name of the Settlor and in the names of the said William Bowers Bourn and Agnes M. Bourn and as a free gift to the Nation grant to the Minister ALL THAT AND THOSE the lands tenements hereditaments and premises described in Part I of the Schedule hereto TO HOLD same unto and to the use of the Minister in fee simple SUBJECT to the proviso for avoidance hereinafter contained AND ALSO SUBJECT as to the said parts of the lands of Ardagh and Gortahoonig and the lands of Carrigafreaghane to the said perpetual yearly apportioned rent of eighty three pounds and two pence and to the exceptions reservations grantee's covenants and conditions contained in the said hereinbefore recited Fee Farm Grant by which the said rent is reserved and as to the same parts of the same lands in conjunction with other lands not the property of the Settlor to the said superior apportioned rent now reserved by and the exceptions reservations and grantee's covenants and conditions contained in the said superior Grant in so far as the same respectively now affect the said lands tenements hereditaments and premises or any of them and subject as to the right to haul for salmon and trout on the shore of the said lands of Carrigafreaghane to the yearly rent of eighteen pounds payable in respect thereof AND ALSO SUBJECT to the rights and easements hereinbefore referred to and to the leases and tenancies now affecting the said lands described in the fifth part of the Schedule hereto and to all other easements or rights in the nature of easements (if any) now affecting the same whether the same are vested in the Public or in private persons AND THIS INDENTURE FURTHER WITNESSETH that in further pursuance of the said Agreement and for the considerations aforesaid the Settlor as Settlor doth hereby grant to the Minister ALL the Estate and interest of the Settlor in the lands tenements hereditaments and premises described in Part II of the said Schedule hereto TO HOLD same unto and to the use of the Minister his Successors and Assigns subject as in the said Schedule described and also subject to the proviso for avoidance hereinafter contained AND THIS INDENTURE FURTHER WITNESSETH AND IT IS HEREBY AGREED AND DECLARED that the said Estate shall henceforth be known and described as “THE BOURN VINCENT MEMORIAL PARK” and the said name shall not be hereafter changed and that the Settlor and the said William Bowers Bourn, Agnes M. Bourn his wife or any of them shall have the right to erect in the said Park a Monument in memory of the late Maud Chase Bourn Vincent the late wife of the Settlor and the daughter of the said William Bowers Bourn and Agnes M. Bourn to be designed by an Artist on behalf of the Settlor or the said William Bowers Bourn or Agnes M. Bourn and to be erected on a site to be selected by them or any of them or by such Artist and to bear an inscription as follows:—

“In Memory of Maud Bourn Vincent, Born San Francisco November 6th, 1883. Died New York 12th February, 1929”

or such other or additional inscription as may be appropriate and the Estate shall stand charged with the obligation to preserve and maintain the said Monument in perpetuity and to keep same at all times in good order and repair and condition AND IT IS FURTHER AGREED AND DECLARED that subject as aforesaid the said lands tenements hereditaments and premises shall be vested in the Minister free from all restrictions as to the user thereof AND IT IS HEREBY AGREED AND DECLARED that these presents are conditional upon the acceptance of the said intended gift by the Oireachtas and the enactment of legislation to give effect to same within four months from the date hereof and if no Act shall have been passed for the purpose aforesaid within such period (or such further period as the Settlor may in writing agree to) these presents and everything herein contained shall be void and of no effect AND the Settlor hereby acknowledges the right of the Minister to production of the documents mentioned in Part IV of the Schedule hereto and to delivery of copies thereof and hereby undertakes for the safe custody of the same IN WITNESS whereof the Settlor has hereunto put his hand and affixed his Seal and the Minister has caused his official seal to be affixed hereto the day and year first herein written.

Schedule.

Part 1.

ALL THAT AND THOSE the Towns and lands following that is to say in the Barony of Magunihy the Towns and lands of Muckross and the Island in Dundag Bay part or formerly part of the said lands of Muckross, Dromyrourk (not including one acre plantation measure of the said lands of Dromyrourk the property of the Killarney Urban District Council or the several plots parts of the said lands of Dromyrourk containing respectively Two roods and Twelve perches, Twenty-three perches, One acre and sixteen perches and one rood and thirty-nine perches and numbered respectively 1, 1a, 2 and 3 on the Map No. 1 annexed to a Conveyance dated the fourth day of August one thousand nine hundred and eleven made between the Right Honourable Arthur Edward Baron Ardilaun of the one part and William Bowers Bourn of the other part and thereon coloured Pink) Crinnagh, Cloghereen Upper (not including five perches plantation measure of the lands of Cloghereen Upper, the property of the Killarney Urban District Council) Cloghereen Lower (not including three roods five perches statute measure of the said lands of Cloghereen Lower known as the Church Plot and numbered 4 on the said Map No. 1 annexed to the said Conveyance of the fourth day of August one thousand nine hundred and eleven and thereon coloured Pink) Killegy Lower, Killegy Upper, Cores, Ferta (not including four acres one rood and twenty-two perches plantation measure of the said lands of Ferta belonging to the Killarney Urban District Council), Torc, Gortracussane, Cloghtune, Gortderraree and Rossnahowgarry and ALL THAT AND THOSE the Towns and lands following situate in the Barony of Dunkerron North and County of Kerry, that is to say, Tomies Wood, Tomies East, Tomies West, Ballinlough, Cullinagh, Doogary and Gortadirra AND ALL THAT AND THOSE the Towns and lands following situate in the Barony of Dunkerron South and County of Kerry, that is to say, Cahernabane, Cahernaduv, Derrynablunnaga, Foardal and Looscaunagh AND ALL THAT AND THOSE the town and lands of Gallavally situate in the Barony of Dunkerron North and the Town and lands of Galavally situate in the Barony of Dunkerron South, and the Town and lands of Gearhameen situate in the Barony of Dunkerron North and the Town and lands of Gearhameen situate in the Barony of Dunkerron South AND ALSO the Islands known as Brickeen Island and Dinish Island AND ALL THAT AND THOSE the lands following situate in the Barony of Magunihy, that is to say, part of the Town and lands of Ardagh containing one hundred and nineteen acres one rood and thirty perches, statute measure, part of which containing thirty acres three roods and twenty-three perches was formerly part of the lands of Gortahoonig the Town and lands of Carrigafreaghane and the Town and lands of Gortahoonig all which premises are situate in the County of Kerry and are delineated on the Maps numbered 1, 2 and 3 annexed to the said Conveyance of the Fourth day of August one thousand nine hundred and eleven and are thereon surrounded by a red verge line and without prejudice to or expressing an intention contrary to Section 6 of the Conveyancing and Law of Property Act 1881, all castles, houses and buildings erected on the said premises and all (if any) mines, minerals, quarries, fairs, markets, tolls, customs, timber, trees and woods appertaining to or enjoyed with the same respectively SAVING AND EXCEPTING such parts of the said lands and premises as have been sold by the Settlor under the provisions of the Land Acts 1923-1931 or otherwise particulars of which said parts are set out in the Third part of this Schedule and save and except such Sporting (including fishing) rights and Turbary rights appurtenant to any of the said lands tenements hereditaments and premises as under the provisions of the said Land Acts have or may become vested in the Irish Land Commission AND ALSO ALL THAT AND THOSE the lands of Gortagullane known as Lacka Wood containing sixty-eight acres one rood and twenty-four perches statute measure or thereabouts situate in the Barony of Magunihy and County of Kerry.

Part 2.

ALL the Estate and interest granted and conveyed by virtue of the said Settlement in all weirs lakes islands fishings fishing places loughs and tithes both great and small appertaining to or enjoyed with the said premises or any of them or any part thereof respectively AND ALSO all the estate and interest granted and conveyed by virtue of the said Settlement in the lake or river known as “The Meeting of the Waters” and in the lake known as “O'Sullivan's Punch Bowl,” and in the old weir bridge and in the Long Range and in the lakes known as the Upper, Middle and Lower Lakes of Killarney and in the Islands known as Friar's Island and Ash Island and in the Devil's Island in Muckross Lake and in Robinson's, Arbutus, Ronayne's Duck McCarthy's and in all other Islands in the Upper Lake all in the County of Kerry, and all the Estate and interest granted and conveyed by virtue of the said Settlement in the exclusive rights of hauling for salmon and trout on the shore of the lands of Ballinlough in Lough Leane AND all the Estate and interest granted and conveyed by virtue of the said Settlement in all that portion of the bed and soil of the River Laune adjoining on the one side the said lands of Tomies East and Tomies West in the Barony of Dunkerron North and on the other side the lands of Lismongane and part of the lands of Gortreagh in the Barony of Magunihy and coloured yellow on the said Map No. 3 annexed to the said Conveyance of the fourth day of August one thousand nine hundred and eleven and in all that portion of the bed and soil of the said River Laune adjoining other part of the said lands of Gortreagh and the lands of Grenagh and Lahard extending from the said lands to the middle thread of the Stream of the said River situate in the said Barony of Magunihy and coloured Blue on the said Map No. 3 aforesaid AND in all that portion of the bed and soil of the said River Laune bounded on both sides by parts of the lands of Mweelcaha in the said Barony of Dunkerron North and coloured yellow on the said Map No. 3 aforesaid and in ALL that portion of the bed and soil of the said River Laune adjoining other part of the said lands of Mweelcaha and extending from the said lands to the middle thread of the stream of the said river and for about nine hundred yards along the bounds of the same lands and coloured Blue on the said Map No. 3 aforesaid, all which portions of said River and the said lands adjoining are situate in the County of Kerry AND ALSO the sole and exclusive right of fishing for all manner and kinds of fish of and in the waters flowing over the said portions of the said bed and soil of the said river. As regards the said right of fishing of and in the said waters flowing over that portion of the bed and soil of the said river bounded on both sides by the said lands of Mweelcaha and those portions of the said bed and soil of the said river adjoining that other part of the said lands of Mweelcaha and the said lands of Lismongane, Gortreagh, Grenagh and Lahard and extending from the said lands to the middle thread of the Stream of the said River as the same is reserved by Vesting Orders dated respectively the eleventh day of July one thousand nine hundred and the fifteenth day of December one thousand nine hundred made by the Irish Land Commission vesting their respective holdings in Michael Walsh, Patrick T. Lyne, John O'Connor, Mrs. Ellen Cronin, Mrs. Honoria Kelly. Bernard Hayden, Maurice Breen and Francis Richards respectively such reservations being in the words and figures following, that is to say:—“reserving thereout respectively to the said Vendors their heirs and assigns the exclusive right to all game as defined by the 27th and 28th Vic. Cap. 67 and wild fowl, deer, rabbits and fish and also the exclusive right for them or any of them of preserving the same and of hunting, shooting, fishing, coursing, fowling and sporting over and upon the said holdings respectively or any part thereof” save and except such sporting (including fishing) rights appurtenant to any of the said lands, tenements hereditaments and premises as under the provisions of the Land Acts, 1923-1931 have or may become vested in the Irish Land Commission.

Part 3.

Particulars of Lands sold under the provisions of the Land Acts 1923-1931 or otherwise.

PARTS of the lands of Dromyrourk containing one acre one rood and fifteen perches, Killegy Lower containing seventy-one acres two roods and one perch, Cloghereen Lower containing seventy-six acres and seventeen perches, Ardagh containing ninety-one acres three roods and twenty perches, Gortahoonig containing eighty-two acres and three perches, Killegy Upper containing twenty-four acres, Cloghereen Upper containing thirty-three acres three roods and one perch, all statute measure or thereabouts, situate in the Barony of Magunihy: part of the lands of Foardal containing seven hundred and seventeen acres and twenty-two perches, statute measure or thereabouts, the lands of Gallavally containing one hundred and eighteen acres and two perches, statute measure or thereabouts, parts of the lands of Looscaunagh containing four hundred and ninety-eight acres and eighteen perches, Gearhameen containing nine hundred and fifty-two acres one rood and twenty-three perches, Gortadirra containing four hundred and seventy-five acres one rood and twenty perches, Tomies East containing one hundred and four acres two roods and twenty perches, all statute measure or thereabouts, and the lands of Tomies West containing two hundred and fifty-four acres one rood and eleven perches, statute measure or thereabouts, and the lands of Ballinlough containing one hundred and twelve acres two roods and ten perches, statute measure or thereabouts, situate in the Barony of Dunkerron North, all in the County of Kerry.

Part 4.

Documents Retained by the Settlor.

1.—INDENTURE of Settlement dated 18th August 1916 William Bowers Bourn, 1st part Arthur Rose Vincent and Maud Chase Bourn Vincent, 2nd part and the said William Bowers Bourn, David F. Moore and Henry M. P. Hare, 3rd part.

2.—DEED OF APPOINTMENT dated 16th day of December 1931 made between William Bowers Bourn of the one part and Robert Nesbitt Keller and William Thomas Mackay of the other part.

3.—DEED OF APPOINTMENT of New Trustee dated 8th day of June 1932 made between Arthur Rose Vincent of the 1st part William Bowers Bourn of the 2nd part, Robert Nesbitt Keller and William Thomas Mackay of the 3rd part and Percival Hugh Browne of the 4th part.

PART V.

Premises.

Rent.

Tenure.

Part of the Lands of Cloghereen Lower.

£3

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Lease dated 10th July, 1899, for term of 500 years from 1st May, 1899.

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CUID III.

PART III.

An Co-aontu Foirliontach.

The Supplementary Agreement.

AN AGREEMENT made the Twenty-fourth day of November One thousand nine hundred and thirty-two BETWEEN ARTHUR ROSE VINCENT of Muckross House, Muckross in the County of Kerry, C.B.E., Senator, Irish Free State (hereinafter called “the Vendor”) of the ONE PART and THE MINISTER FOR FINANCE IN SAORSTAT EIREANN (hereinafter for brevity referred to as “the Minister”) of the OTHER PART WHEREBY IT IS AGREED as follows:—

1.—SUBJECT as is hereinafter mentioned the Vendor will sell and The Minister will buy:—

(a) ALL THAT AND THOSE the leasehold messuages and premises known as “Greany's House” situate on the Townlands of Cloghereen Lower and Killegy Lower Barony of Magunihy and County of Kerry for the unexpired residue of a term of Five hundred years from the First day of May one thousand eight hundred and ninety-nine granted by a Lease dated the Tenth day of July one thousand eight hundred and ninety-nine from Henry Arthur Edward Keane Herbert and the Trustees of the Standard Insurance Company to Thomas Greany, and now vested in the Vendor subject to the yearly rent of Seven Pounds reserved by and to the covenants and conditions contained in the said Lease which has been inspected by The Minister and who shall be deemed to buy with full notice of all the contents thereof notwithstanding any incorrect or incomplete statement of such contents herein and subject to a right of way over the passway leading from the public road to Killegy Burial ground for funerals and persons attending the same on foot and with vehicles.

(b) ALL the furniture, linen, glass, china, plate, cutlery and other household or other goods chattels and effects now being in or about Muckross House and Greany's House and described in an Inventory thereof which for the purpose of identification has been signed by the Vendor and by or on behalf of The Minister and marked “A.”

(c) ALL the machinery farming implements and produce boats fishing gear and other chattels described in an Inventory thereof which for the purpose of identification has been signed by the Vendor and by or on behalf of The Minister and is marked “B.”

(d) ALL the live stock, being cattle, horses, sheep, donkeys and other (if any) animals described in an Inventory thereof which for the purpose of identification has been signed by the Vendor and by or on behalf of The Minister and is marked “C.”

2.—THE PRICE for all the above named Leasehold premises, furniture, chattels, animals and other effects shall be Eight thousand Pounds.

AS TO THE SAID LEASEHOLD—

3.—The title shall commence with the said lease and shall be deemed to be accepted subject only to any requisitions and objections delivered in writing to the Vendor's Solicitors, Messrs. Whitney Moore and Keller, at their Office at No. 46 Kildare Street, Dublin, within seven days after the delivery of the Abstract of Title, or to any further Requisitions delivered within seven days after a reply to any former Requisitions time being of the essence of the contract in these respects.

4.—AS the Vendor has been tenant for life of the Estate comprising the Lessor's interest in the lease since the Lessee's interest in same was purchased by him with his own proper moneys The Minister shall conclusively admit without further inquiry that nothing has been done or omitted down to the day fixed for completion whereby the said Lease is liable to forfeiture.

5.—THE Minister shall make no Requisition as to any reversion expectant on the term of years purchased.

6.—THE Minister shall admit the identity of the Leasehold described herein with that described in the documents offered as title thereto and the premises are sold subject to all easements affecting the same.

7.—IF the Minister shall insist upon any Requisition or objection in regard to the said leasehold premises which the vendor shall be unable or unwilling to comply with or remove the Vendor may by Notice in writing to The Minister rescind this contract for the purchase of same, but such rescission shall not take effect if within seven days after such notice the Minister shall in writing unconditionally withdraw such Requisition or objection. Upon this Contract being so rescinded The Minister shall not be entitled to any compensation costs or other payment, and shall forthwith return to the Vendor all papers furnished by the Vendor in relation to the said Leasehold but such rescission (if any) shall not in any respect affect or prejudice the Agreement herein contained for the purchase by The Minister of the chattels and other property hereinbefore described in Clause 1 (b), (c) and (d) save that of the said sum of Eight Thousand Pounds the purchase money named herein the sum of Seven Hundred and Thirty-three Pounds shall and it is hereby agreed to be the price of the Leasehold, and in the event of any such rescission The Minister shall on completion of the sale of the said chattels and other property be entitled to deduct the said sum of Seven Hundred and Thirty-three Pounds from the said purchase price of Eight Thousand pounds.

AS TO THE SAID FURNITURE, CHATTELS AND OTHER EFFECTS HEREINBEFORE DESCRIBED IN CLAUSE 1 (B), (C) AND (D) HEREOF.

8.—THE Minister shall not be entitled to the possession of the said furniture, chattels, live stock or effects or to remove any of the same from the said houses or the lands on which they may be until the completion of the purchase thereof and subject to the provisions set out in Paragraph 10 hereof relating thereto in the event of any of the said furniture or chattels being injured broken or destroyed or of any of the live stock dying before The Minister becomes entitled to the possession thereof the Vendor shall replace any article so broken injured or destroyed or any animal which shall have died with another of the same nature and of equal value, or at the Vendor's option give credit to the amount of such value as against the purchase money such value in default of agreement to be fixed by the President of the Executive Council whose decision shall be final and in the event of any loss or injury as the result of accidental fire or malicious act the Vendor shall give credit to the amount of such sum or sums as shall be paid to him by way of Insurance or be recovered by him by way of compensation as against the purchase money but the liability of the Vendor shall be co-extensive with his rights on foot of his Insurance contract or under the Acts governing compensation for malicious injury to property and he shall be under no obligation to pay or to give credit to The Minister for any further or other sum.

9.—THE Minister having caused the said furniture chattels and other effects to be examined on his behalf the Vendor will not be responsible for the description quality or fitness thereof for any purpose, and The Minister must take them on his own judgment as the result of such examination nor does the Vendor give any warranty as to the quality state condition or fitness of any of the same which must be taken by The Minister with all faults and imperfections.

AS TO ALL THE PROPERTY HEREBY AGREED TO BE PURCHASED:—

10.—THE PURCHASE shall be completed and the purchase money shall be paid at the said office of the Vendor's Solicitors on the Thirty-first day of December one thousand nine hundred and thirty-two or on such later date not later than the Thirty-first day of March one thousand nine hundred and thirty-three as shall be authorised by the Oireachtas. Upon completion The Minister shall have a proper assurance of the leasehold premises from the Vendor and The Minister shall be entitled to possession and receipt of the rents and profits thereof as from the Thirty-first day of December one thousand nine hundred and thirty-two and shall be liable to all outgoings affecting the same as from that date, such rents, profits and outgoings (whether the same be apportionable by law or not) to be apportioned if necessary. Delivery of said furniture, chattels, live stock and other effects shall be made by the Vendor to The Minister at the place where they shall then happen to be, but The Minister shall be responsible for the said furniture, chattels, live stock and effects from the said Thirty-first day of December one thousand nine hundred and thirty-two.

AND WHEREAS certain matters incidental to this Agreement cannot be effected without statutory authority NOW IT IS HEREBY FURTHER AGREED that this Agreement is conditional on an Act being passed by the Oireachtas authorising and enabling The Minister to accept a transfer to him of the Muckross Estate as a free gift on behalf of the Nation and to carry out and complete the sale hereinbefore contemplated pursuant to the terms and conditions hereinbefore contained and agreed upon in every respect and if such an Act shall not have been passed and become law within four months of the date hereof, or within such further period as the Vendor shall in writing agree to, this Agreement and everything herein contained shall be void and of no effect.

IN WITNESS whereof the Vendor has signed his name and affixed his Seal and The Minister has caused his official Seal to be hereunto fixed the day and year first herein written—

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