Written Answers. - Exports of Greyhounds.

35.

andMr. Clohessy asked the Taoiseach the number and value of greyhounds exported in each of the last six years.

The number and f.o.b. value of greyhounds exported in each of the years 1955-1960 are as follows:—

Description

1955

1956

1957

1958

1959

1960

Greyhounds permanently exported

Number

4,550

4,629

5,096

5,293

5,411

5,781

£

482,246

478,674

538,169

600,686

648,272

701,642

Greyhounds temporarily exported

Number

181

209

202

166

190

142

£

37,300

36,600

39,682

25,670

49,120

33,116

Greyhounds re-exported after temporary import Number

9

5

10

10

7

10

£

3,665

545

4,165

1,920

1,930

9,920