Agriculture/Animal Welfare

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Agriculture/Animal Welfare, Dáil Issues, Parliamentary Questions

To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will provide details of the recent loan of €250,000 granted by Bord na gCon to a company (details supplied) in County Tipperary particularly in view of reported debts on the part of both the board and the company receiving the loan, and reports of the company’s inability to pay Bord na gCon’s race entry fees; if he will provide details on the decision making process as regards the granting of this loan; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
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Arts Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Dáil Issues, Parliamentary Questions

To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht her views regarding plans she may have to change the way arts funding is organised.
– Clare Daly.
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Dáil Issues, Foreign Affairs, Parliamentary Questions

See below two questions to minister for Foreign Affairs regarding the use of Shannon Airport by foreign Military aircraft breaching our neutrality and how diplomatic immunity is being used as an excuse to avoid calling to account those guilty of torture.

To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade his plans to change existing arrangements between his Department and the Department of Justice and Equality and the Department of Defence in relation to the monitoring of foreign military aircraft on Irish territory in order to ensure our neutrality is not breached.
– Clare Daly.

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Dáil Issues, Education, National, Parliamentary Questions

I recently asked the Minister for Education about the security of academic research in third level institutions in Ireland in light of the recent controversy surrounding the legal challenge to research at Boston College. See below for his reply.
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