Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Ceisteanna (457)

Catherine Murphy

Ceist:

457. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if an inspection and-or investigation regarding the condition of sheep at a farm (details supplied) in County Kildare has been carried out; and if so, the outcome of same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7673/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Agriculture)

I thank the Deputy for this information, which has been assigned for investigation.

The Deputy may be aware my Department operates a confidential animal welfare helpline through which members of the public can report incidents of animal cruelty and neglect for investigation:

Call Save 0761 064408

01 6072379

Email address - animalwelfare@agriculture.gov.ie. All calls received are followed up as appropriate.