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Murphy, Paul

Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Greyhound Industry

Every year, the Minister comes to the House when we raise objections in respect of public funding of €16 million per year for the greyhound industry. Every year, the Minister has responded by sayi...More Button

Greyhound Industry (Continued)

I agree that it is not good enough. The Minister of State has expressed his deep concern at the issues that have been highlighted. However, those issues have been highlighted for years and it sho...More Button

The Minister of State stated that the Department does not issue certificates for the export of greyhounds to China or Pakistan. However, the Minister of State knows that greyhounds are first exp...More Button

I refer to knackeries. A knackery belonging to John Styles and his daughter featured in the RTÉ programme. He stated recently that he would not shoot any more dogs, which is an admission that h...More Button

Civil Defence

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: his views on reports that the Civil Defence could be prevented from assisting at community events due to issues relating to the licence from the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council and assurances f...More Button

Water Charges

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the reason Irish Water treats householders as if they are businesses and charges them for water they use in their property if the householder has a rainwater harvesting system which they rely on ex...More Button