Thursday, 30 May 2013

Questions (231)

Seán Ó Fearghaíl

Question:

231. Deputy Seán Ó Fearghaíl asked the Minister for Defence if grass cut on lands at Baldonnel, County Dublin, or any lands under the control of is Department, will be made available to farmers, whose animals are suffering as a result of the shortage of fodder; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26400/13]

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Written answers (Question to Defence)

The question of making grass available to farmers for fodder on Defence lands, including Casement Aerodrome Baldonnel, does not arise as leases and lettings are currently in place with third parties for lands suitable for grass harvesting.