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Haughey, Charles J.

Tuesday, 7 June 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 223 Nbr. 1


Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Wheat Prices.

The answer is no.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Cattle Prices.

With your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, I propose to take Questions Nos. 54 and 55 together.More Button

While the prices of young cattle in recent months have not reached the record levels of the early part of 1965, they have been at about the same levels as in the corresponding part of 1964. Prices ...More Button

The prices of older cattle are, of course, supported by the subsidy on exports of carcase beef to Britain and by the arrangement whereby Irish store cattle fattened in Britain or Northern Ireland q...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Calf Subsidy Scheme.

I would refer the Deputy to the reply I gave to a similar question by Deputy McLaughlin on 21st October, 1965, and my reply to the debate on my Department's Estimate for 1966-67.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Farming Disaster Fund.

No difficulty arises in practice in taking prompt and special measures to cope with serious contingencies of this nature. This year, for example, because of losses of livestock and poor growth of ...More Button

I have, too. As I said in my reply, I have introduced a scheme whereby farmers who have suffered stock losses can avail of the facilities of the Agricultural Credit Corporation on very favourable ...More Button

On the hire purchase?More Button

About 2½ per cent.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Import of Milo.

It is not the practice to give the particulars requested by the Deputy in regard to persons in receipt of import licences from my Department.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Honey Imports.

Honey may be imported without licence on payment of duty. Duty-free import licences were granted for a total of 339 tons in 1965 and 267 tons in 1966 to date. It is not the practice to give the n...More Button

My Department is arranging for early discussions with firms which import honey for bottling with a view to ensuring that it is appropriately labelled.More Button

I think the other side of the House knows more about Egyptian bees than I do.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - County Donegal Piers.

I am aware that some damage was caused to this pier last winter and again recently. The repair of the pier is the responsibility of the Donegal County Council as maintenance authority.More Button

I will have the Deputy's request examined.More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Fish Landings.

As the reply is in the form of a tabular statement, I propose, a Cheann Comhairle, with your permission, to circulate it in the Official Report.More Button

Following is the statement:—More Button