Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Questions (209)

Clare Daly


209. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the outcome of the investigation by the Irish Greyhound Board, IGB, control board into a race (details supplied); if the win stands; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7557/18]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

Bord na gCon (BnG) 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.

The question raised by the Deputy is an operational matter for Bord na gCon.

In line with Dail procedures this request can be made directly to BnG using the dedicated email address: The Deputy's question has been passed on by Department via this mechanism.