Archive for the ‘Agriculture/Animal Welfare’ Category
To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he is aware of this horrific incidence of animal cruelty (details supplied) in County Carlow; the action he will take to ensure that those responsible are brought to justice; and her views that this is totally unacceptable.
Clare asked the Minister for Agriculture whether he has any plans to provide for the re-introduction of native trees and hedgerows on uplands as flood-prevention measure. Unfortunately her question wasn’t selected from the lottery, so she didn’t have a chance to debate the issue with the Minister, but you can read his reply below.
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.
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.