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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Meat Exports.

Tuesday, 8 February 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 220 No. 7

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Mr. P. Hogan: Information on Patrick Hogan Zoom on Patrick Hogan (South Tipperary) asked the Taoiseach the annual value over the past ten years of this country's continental exports of (a) cattle, (b) sheep and lambs, (c) carcase beef and (d) carcase sheep and lamb.

[938]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:—

DOMESTIC Exports to the Continent of Europe 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
  £ £ £ £
1955 483,166 639,050 53,332
1956 4,313,552 15,614 1,538,257 345,011
1957 1,906,105 1,655 3,799,804 117,204
1958 1,095,325 2,497,321 75,667
1959 1,158,797 1,725 1,759,993 5,338
1960 1,868,181 417 1,853,196 48,634
1961 2,339,567 1,982,041 138,188
1962 1,197,718 3,048 1,151,107 379,923
1963 1,878,208 113,869 2,902,824 1,317,684
1964 7,489,263 170,915 7,291,409 1,605,755


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