Animal Welfare

Archive for the ‘Animal Welfare’ Category

Animal Welfare

Nov
2014
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Animal Welfare, Dáil Work

These are important questions raised with Minister Coveney regarding the DSPCA and animal cruelty and issues that we will continue to campaign on.

To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his views regarding the operation of the DSPCA, which has received substantial funds from his Department in order to carry out important animal welfare functions; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
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Agriculture/Animal Welfare, Animal Welfare, Dáil Issues, Oral Questions

To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will clarify his previous statements that his Department does not use snares in the culling of badgers and his plans with reports that show this practise is taking place. 
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Agriculture/Animal Welfare, Animal Welfare, Dáil Issues

To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his response to the Indecon Report into the Greyhound Industry published in July, which confirmed significant animal welfare problems in the industry, including whether hare coursing should now be banned.
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Animal Welfare

The Irish seal Sanctuary has relied on the support of inshore fishermen since its foundation in the 1980`s, without their support we could not have survived, when conflicts have arisen we have always tried to assist resolve these by determining the truths. An official cull is not on the cards and the Irish public would not tolerate one purely to satisfy the calls of fishermen. In our efforts to assist the industry we sit on a seal group with the Marine Institute, BIM and fishery representatives trying to establish the facts.
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