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Creed, Michael

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


GLAS Issues

Was asked: if exemptions to the GLAS wild bird cover measures which require certain crops to be sown (details supplied) will be sought; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

My Department continues to monitor the situation outlined. Where GLAS inspections have taken place or are taking place on holdings that contain the Wild Bird Cover action cases are being examined ...More Button

Harness Racing Industry

Was asked: further to Parliamentary Question No. 222 of 27 June 2018, the locations of the education programmes that have successfully been awarded a tender; the name of the course provider; the costs awarded...More Button

The initial location of the education programme was Garristown in North Dublin. Further courses are planned for Tipperary, Cork and the Midlands this year. The next of these is to begin in the co...More Button

The tender was awarded to O'Scanaill and Associates Veterinary Surgeons. The  tender provides for costs of up to €21,650 for each course to cover the various course modules, specialist speakers ...More Button

The approach being taken by my Department has been to raise the awareness of the importance of good horse welfare amongst sulky participants and the owners and keepers of trotting horses. The te...More Button

This course is designed to encourage participants to move away from the road racing practices and move to racing on tracks and to engage with the regulated sport of harness racing on tracks as op...More Button

Consultancy Contracts Data

Was asked: the number of times his Department has engaged polling companies and-or Irish market researchers to conduct research on its behalf in each of the past two years; the names of such companies; the co...More Button

I wish to advise the Deputy that the information requested is outlined in the following table.

  In 2017  the Department engaged Behaviour & Attitudes, a market research comp...More Button