Agriculture/Animal Welfare

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Agriculture/Animal Welfare, Animal Welfare, Dáil Issues, Oral Questions

Clare seeks stiffer penalties for those involved in animal cruelty in light of the increasingly frequent reports of barbarous occurrences around the country.

To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine given frequent and increasing reports of instances of animal cruelty, his plans to introduce stiffer penalties for those convicted of such offences…
– Clare Daly.
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Agriculture/Animal Welfare, Dáil Issues, Oral Questions

Challenging Minister Coveney on the issue of hare coursing and asking if he will invite  a broad range of animal rights organisations to attend futre Animal Welfare Conferences.  Unfortunately the questions didn’t come up but written replies are below:

To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will bring forward an amendment to the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013 to enable the protection of the legislation to be extended to hares at coursing events. 
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Agriculture/Animal Welfare, Dáil Issues, Dáil Work, Oral Questions

Questions to the Minister on live animal exports and the culling of badgers; unfortunately not selected for discussion at Minister’s questions today, but Clare will continue to push the issues and will be joining ARAN for their protest against live animal exports on May 27th.

QUESTION

To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views on the continued culling of badgers and the impact on the badger population; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

– Clare Daly.
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Agriculture/Animal Welfare, Animal Welfare, Arts Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Dáil Issues, Oral Questions