Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Ceisteanna (489)

Clare Daly

Ceist:

489. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if data on the death and injuries of greyhounds will be provided for the period from January to December 2018. [11870/19]

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 legal entity to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

The question raised by the Deputy is an operational matter for Bord na gCon and therefore the question has been referred to Bord na gCon for direct reply to the Deputy.