Tuesday, 5 February 2019

Questions (521)

Maureen O'Sullivan

Question:

521. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 183 of 10 October 2018, if the matter raised has been investigated; and if so, if he will communicate the results of the investigation in relation to the person. [5733/19]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

Department officials followed up on this matter with the Irish Greyhound Board, which has informed my Department that they conducted a full inspection of the named individual's premises and animals during the course of 2018. No welfare concerns were raised.

My Department will continue to work with the Irish Greyhound Board and monitor the situation.