Wednesday, 27 November 2013

Questions (166)

Finian McGrath

Question:

166. Deputy Finian McGrath asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if there is any support available that may be given to address the issues raised by Dogs Aid. [50950/13]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

Dogs Aid Animal Sanctuary has been recipients of ex-gratia funding from my Department for a number of years. An application for funding has been received for 2013 and while my Department cannot intervene in the operational matters raised, I have asked my officials to take into account the current issues facing Dogs Aid in context of processing this year’s exgratia application.