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Greyhound Industry Data

Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 12 December 2017

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Questions (402)

Clare Daly


402. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of greyhounds in the national racing pool by track; and the years in which they were whelped, in tabular form. [53092/17]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

Bord na gCon is a commercial State body, established under the Greyhound Industry Act, 1958, chiefly to control greyhound racing and to improve and develop the greyhound industry.

Bord na gCon is a body corporate and a separate legal entity to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. Accordingly, the information being requested by the Deputy has been forwarded to Bord na gCon for direct reply.