Dáil debates

Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Ceisteanna - Questions - Ceisteanna ar Sonraíodh Uain Dóibh - Priority Questions

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

11:10 am

Photo of Mick WallaceMick Wallace (Wexford, Independent) | Oireachtas source

What we have seen is emissions rise in parallel with herd numbers. This morning I spoke to a farmer and meat producer from Limerick. His name is Noel O'Connor and he told me that beef farming was on the brink. That is a direct by-product of the Government's decision to increase the size of the dairy herd.


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