Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Questions (380)

Jack Chambers

Question:

380. Deputy Jack Chambers asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the date, subject and attendees of each meeting to date in 2019 she has attended with NGOs on the subject of biodiversity. [48181/19]

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Written answers (Question to Culture)

The information the Deputy has requested is outlined in the table.

Date

Subject

Attendees

22/01/2019

Meeting with Minister Madigan - Invasive Alien Species & Biosecurity in Ireland

Professor Joe Caffrey, INVAS;

Professor Frances Lucy, EPA;

Alan Moore, DCHG

20/02/2019

National Biodiversity Conference, Dublin Castle

Catherine Farrell, Bord na Móna;

Denis O’Sullivan, Gas Networks Ireland;

Eamonn O’Reilly, Dublin Port Company;

Gerard Britchfield, Coillte;

Professor Jane Stout, Irish Forum on Natural Capital;

John McMahon, OPW;

Michael Ewing, Environmental Pillar;

Paddy Mahon, County and City Management Association;

Tina Roche, Community Foundation for Ireland;

Professor Yvonne Buckley, Chair Biodiversity Forum

11/07/2019

Meeting with Minister Madigan, MOS Cannon, Turf cutters and officials

Gus McCarthy, Consultant Engineer;

John Hynes, MK Consulting;

4 members of the Looscaun Shannonside Development Group;

Brian Lucas, DCHG

19/07/2019

Meeting with Minister Madigan

Professor Yvonne Buckley;

Ciaran O’Keeffe, DCHG

29/08/2019

Blueway development - public meeting, Monasterevin Community Centre

Martin Heydon TD

03/10/2019

Meeting with IFA delegation 

Richard Kennedy, Deputy President;

Flor McCarthy, National Hill Committee Chairman;

Padraic Joyce, Chairman SAC Project Team;

Charlie Killeen, Chairman Shannon Callows;

Gerry Gunning, IFA Officer Environment Issues,

Andy Bleasdale, DCHG