Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Ceisteanna (1015)

Catherine Murphy


1015. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the breakdown of salaries, expenses and so on paid to members of the board of Horse Racing Ireland. [26823/20]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Agriculture)

Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) is a commercial state body established under the Horse and Greyhound Racing Act, 2001, and is responsible for the overall administration, promotion and development of the horse racing industry. 

A breakdown of fees and expenses from 2019 is outlined below:

The chairman of the board of HRI received €22,000.

Members of the board of HRI receive €13,000 per annum. Other more recent appointees to the board received a lower amount having joined during the year.  

A total of €17,000 in mileage expenses was paid in 2019, spread among nine members of the board of HRI.