Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Questions (540)

Alan Kelly

Question:

540. Deputy Alan Kelly asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the dates and attendees of meetings Ministers and or Departmental officials have had with members of the Irish Greyhound Board or executive since 1 May 2016, in tabular form. [28025/19]

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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 following is a list of the formal meetings between officials and Ministers from my Department and officials from the Executive and Board of Bord na gCon since 1 May 2016 to date.

Date

Attendees

20 May 2016

Officials from DAFM

Members of the Executive of Bord na gCon

31 May 2016

Minister of State Doyle

Members of the Executive and Board of Bord na gCon

01 July 2016

Officials from DAFM

Members of the Executive of Bord na gCon

16 July 2016

Minister Creed

Attended the Irish Laurels in Curraheen Park

14 September 2016

Minister of State Doyle & an official from DAFM

Members of the Board of Bord na gCon

17 September 2016

Minister of State Doyle and officials from DAFM

Attended the Irish Greyhound Derby at Shelbourne Park

04 November 2016

Officials from DAFM

Members of the Executive and Board of Bord na gCon

10 November 2016

Minister of State Doyle and an official from DAFM

Attended Greyhound Forum at Shelbourne Park

14 November 2016

Officials from DAFM

Members of the Executive of Bord na gCon

20 July 2017

Minister Creed

Attended the Irish Laurels in Curraheen Park

27 July 2017

Minister Creed and Minister of State Doyle

The Board of Bord na gCon

04 September 2017

Officials from DAFM

Members of the Executive and Board of Bord na gCon

23 September 2017

Minister of State Doyle

Attended the Irish Greyhound Derby Final at Shelbourne Park

22 October 2017

Minister of State Doyle and an official from DAFM

Attended the National Greyhound Awards

29 November 2017

Officials from DAFM

Member of the Executive of Bord na gCon

12 December 2017

Officials from DAFM

Members of the Executive of Bord na gCon

14 February 2018

Officials from DAFM

Official from the Board of Bord na gCon

21 February 2018

Minister Creed

Member of the Executive of Bord na gCon

29 April 2018

Minister of State Doyle

Attended the National Greyhound Awards

31 May 2018

Officials from DAFM

Members of the Executive of Bord na gCon

13 July 2018

Minister Creed

Attended the Irish Laurels in Curraheen Park

22 September 2018

Minister of State Doyle

Attended the Irish Greyhound Derby Final at Shelbourne Park

31 October 2018

Officials from DAFM

Members of the Executive and Board of Bord na gCon

04 December 2018

Officials from DAFM

Members of the Executive of Bord na gCon

24 March 2019

Minister of State Doyle

Attended the National Greyhound Awards

20 May 2019

Officials from DAFM

Official from the Board of Bord na gCon

21 June 2019

Officials from DAFM

Members of the Executive of Bord na gCon

At official level, some more informal meetings may have taken place on an ad hoc basis over this time period. No records of these meetings are available.