And whereas, m the year 1874, the Rev.
James FitzGerald Gregg, Incumbent of Trinity Church, Limerick, entered into negotiations with the said Rev.
Hall for obtaining possession of the said School-house, and applied to the said Commissioners of Education to let or sell the said School premises to him :
And whereas, while the said negotiations were still pending, the said Rev.
Hall died, leaving Mary Anne Hall, his widow and personal representative, in possession of the said School premises, and on November 5, 1874, the said Mary Anne Hall, in consideration of Â£20, granted by deed all her estate and interest in the said School premises, and gave up the possession thereof, to the said Rev.
James FitzGerald Gregg, who thereupon entered into and has since had possession of the said premises, and has established and carried on therein a Boarding and Daily School for poor female children: And whereas, from January 1, 1880, the said Rev.
James FitzGerald Gregg became tenant of the said premises, from year to year, to the said CommisÂ¬ sioners of Education, at a rent of Â£20 per annum, under an accepted proposal in writing dated December 18, 1879, and has since been in possession of the said premises as tenant to the said Commissioners, upon the terms stated in the said proposal: And whereas the said Commissioners of Education were reconstituted by the Scheme No.
34, framed under the Educational Endowments (Ireland) Act,.
1885, and finally approved by Order of the Lord Lieutenant in Council, dated May 22, 1891 :
And whereas the Judicial Commissioners constituted under the said Act duly framed a Scheme, No.
90, signed under their hands, for the future government and management of the Educational Endowments of and belonging to certain Diocesan Free Schools, including the said School for the Dioceses of Limerick, Killaloe, and Kilfenora; and the said Scheme, No.
90, was proÂ¬ visionally approved by the Lord Lieutenant, by Order in Council, dated June 22, 1894 :
And whereas the said Scheme, No.
90, was afterwards laid before ParliaÂ¬ ment, pursuant to the said Act, and by Resolution dated May 20, 1895, the House of Commons disapproved of a part of the said Scheme relating to the Endowment of and belonging to the said Limerick, Killaloe, and Kilfenora Diocesan School: And whereas the Lord Lieutenant, by Order in Council, dated January 28,.
1896, has finally approved of so much of the said Scheme, No.
90, as did not relate to the said Limerick, Killaloe.
and Kilfenora Diocesan School Endowment, but has abstained from approving of any part of the said Scheme which related to the said Limerick, Killaloe, and Kilfenora Diocesan School Endo wment, and the said Endowment has not yet been finally or effectively-dealt with under the said Act :
And whereas the time limited by the said Act for making and approving of Schemes under the same has been duly extended, upon special cause shown, by the Lord Lieutenant by Orders in Council dated, respectively, March *0, 1893, December 23, 1893, July 26, 1894, December 31, 1894, June 20, 1895, and December 17, 1895, and the powers conferred by the said Act are still in force, with reference to the said Limerick, Killaloe, and Kilfenora Diocesan School Endowment, being the Endowment comprised in this SuppleÂ¬ mental Scheme ; and the same now constitutes an Educational Endowment within the meaning of the Educational Endowment (Ireland) Act, 1885, and the said Act applies to the same ;
And whereas it has appeared to the Commissioners under the said Act, after due inquiry, that, in order to secure and extend the usefulness of the said Endowment, provision should be made for the future government and management thereof, in manner hereinafter appearing: