Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Ceisteanna (490)

Thomas P. Broughan


490. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if an organisation (details supplied) will be representing Ireland at a dog show in China in April 2019; if so, his views on same in view of the fact that China is a country with few or no animal or dog welfare laws or regulations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11893/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Agriculture)

The Irish Kennel Club is a private organisation and, therefore, any decisions taken by it are strictly a matter for its members.

However, I understand that the Irish Kennel Club have indicated to my Department that they will not be attending the dog show in question.