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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Butter Exports.

Tuesday, 8 February 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 220 No. 7

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[933]7.

Mr. P. Hogan: Information on Patrick Hogan Zoom on Patrick Hogan (South Tipperary) asked the Taoiseach the quantity and value annually over the past decade of butter exports to (a) the United Kingdom and (b) elsewhere.

[934]Mr. S. Flanagan: Information on Seán Flanagan Zoom on Seán Flanagan With your permission, Sir, I propose to circulate in the Official Report a statement showing the required information.

Following is the statement:—

[935][936] DOMESTIC EXPORTS OF BUTTER IN EACH YEAR 1955-1964.

Description and Country of Destination Quantity
1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964
cwt. cwt. cwt. cwt. cwt. cwt. cwt. cwt. cwt. cwt.
Butter:
Creamery:
United Kingdom 16,485 2,912 288,590 321,304 14,392 139,442 288,108 254,539 314,885 328,753
Other countries 18,104 366 59 7,428 58,319 63,320 24,469
Factory:
United Kingdom 3,114 2,611 1,320 657 2,629 4,369 4,331 4,516 3,256 5,040
Other countries 7,357 8,575 7,856 7,917 9,154 6,546 3,261 3,116 3,119 3,373
Value
£ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £
Butter:
Creamery:
United Kingdom 329,221 46,834 4,043,526 3,796,829 259,938 1,980,179 3,548,846 3,833,278 5,474,122 6,151,640
Other Countries 305,807 4,611 881 114,906 675,365 817,049 390,884
Factory:
United Kingdom 49,651 39,801 18,359 9,610 44,876 68,617 71,630 76,831 61,059 89,665
Other Countries 136,310 162,323 149,287 147,568 174,404 132,747 69,195 66,950 65,667 70,094


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