Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Ceisteanna (191)

Maureen O'Sullivan

Ceist:

191. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of employees as of November 2019 that are employed by the Irish Greyhound Board; the breakdown of roles; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46872/19]

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. 

Please see below the requested details as supplied to me by Bord na gCon.

Bord na gCon Group total:

Full-time employees: 131

Part-time/Casual employees: 699

Total employees: 830

The roles are broken down as follows:

Bord na gCon Employees

Limerick Head Office: 36

Breakdown of roles:

No.

4

IT

9

Finance

5

Regulation

4

Laboratory

5

Sales and Marketing

3

Welfare

5

General Administration

1

Health and Safety

Sales Centre (Thurles): 7

Stewards: 14

Track Located: 48 full-time and 109 part-time/Casual

Total: 214

Events & Hospitality Services (Catering Division) employees

Full-time: 22

Part-time/Casual: 329

Total: 351

Tote – Betting Division

Full-time: 4

Part-time/Casual: 261

Total: 265