Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Questions (156)

Clare Daly

Question:

156. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the assistance he will provide to the Irish Seal Sanctuary, whose future will be in jeopardy if it does not have a site or fresh financial prospects by 1 November 2013. [35700/13]

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Written answers (Question to Arts)

My responsibilities under the Wildlife Acts relate principally to the conservation of habitats and populations of protected species, rather than the rehabilitation of individual animals.

My Department does not have funding available to it to assist this particular project.