Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Ceisteanna (188)

Clare Daly


188. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of the dogs rehomed directly by an organisation (details supplied) that are unnamed or unregistered. [18240/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar 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 entity to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

The question raised by the Deputy is an operational matter for Bord na gCon.

I will request officials in my Department to refer the question to Bord na gCon for direct reply to the Deputy.