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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Exports to Continent.

Tuesday, 25 January 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 220 No. 1

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Mr. P. Hogan: Information on Patrick Hogan Zoom on Patrick Hogan (South Tipperary) asked the Taoiseach the annual exports to the Continent over the past decade of (a) cattle, (b) sheep and lambs, (c) carcase beef and (d) carcase mutton, giving the quantity involved in each case.

Mr. Carty: Information on Michael Carty Zoom on Michael Carty With your permission, Sir, I propose to circulate in the Official Report a statement showing the required information.

Following is the statement:—

DOMESTIC EXPORTS to the Continent of (a) cattle, (b) sheep and lambs, (c) beef and (d) mutton and lamb in each year, 1955-1964.

Year Cattle Sheep and lambs Meat, fresh, chilled or frozen
Beef Mutton and lamb
  Number Number cwt. cwt.
1955 8,709 73,525 3,649
1956 68,191 2,328 138,428 24,643
1957 29,614 229 357,236 7,077
1958 15,307 190,279 5,414
1959 14,536 201 114,036 350
1960 25,029 60 128,063 4,136
1961 34,881 145,976 12,342
1962 14,284 400 85,416 33,145
1963 24,641 17,572 208,197 90,063
1964 87,293 22,108 506,997 109,537


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