Agriculture/Animal Welfare

Archive for the ‘Animal Welfare’ Category

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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Animal Welfare, Dáil Debates

Animal Welfare, Arts Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Dáil Issues, Oral Questions

Minister again fails to take decisive action to deal with the horror of hare course.

To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht her views in relation to whether she is concerned at the fact that National Parks and Wildlife Service officers only visited 17 out of the over 75 coursing events which were held during the 2014/2015 coursing season; her plans regarding same; and if she will make a statement on the matter.
– Clare Daly.
For ORAL answer on Thursday, 18th June, 2015.
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Animal Welfare, Dáil Issues, Oral Questions

To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he has conducted reviews of the Animal Health and Welfare Act since its enactment; his views in relation to whether he is considering amending the legislation to remove the exemption in the Act which permits live animal baiting in the form of hare coursing.
– Clare Daly.
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