Tuesday, 28 May 2019

Questions (331)

Clare Daly


331. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the details of greyhounds rehomed directly by an organisation (details supplied); and the number of greyhounds rehomed indirectly by the organisation through Irish rescues during the past seven years. [22644/19]

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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.

The question raised by the Deputy is an operational matter for Bord na gCon and therefore it has been referred to Bord na gCon for direct reply to the Deputy.