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Paradise Papers: Statements (8 Dec 2017)

Mattie McGrath: ...can do that. We were called here late at night in September 2008 to save them from ruin on the basis of the lie told to us that there would be no money in the ATMs the morning after when there was a Ponzi scheme and all the bondholders the bank had that we are paying off were insured. They had insurance bonds. They were paid by the taxpayer and their bonds are untouched. Their...

Seanad: Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2015: Statements (6 Dec 2017) See 2 other results from this debate

Michael Creed: ...first national mitigation plan was published in July. As my Department covers one of the key sectors involved in that process, I am very pleased to present the annual transition statement for the agriculture, forest and land-use sector and, in particular, to outline the efforts the sector is making to address our climate obligations. It is important at the outset to set out the long-term...

Written Answers — Department of Public Expenditure and Reform: Flood Prevention Measures (5 Dec 2017)

Kevin Moran: ...monitoring stations has also commenced and is providing the fundamental hydrological information required to advance understanding of the mechanisms of groundwater flooding and to address the deficit of data available. Survey data, which is to include level data from individual loggers and survey data collected by GSI for or under the Study, will ordinarily be made available on request to...

Leaders' Questions (30 Nov 2017) See 1 other result from this debate

Simon Coveney: ...straight answer to that question is "Yes". We will ensure farmers are not shortchanged and that all the available funding under the rural development plan is fully drawn down for a whole series of schemes, including GLAS, the targeted agricultural modernisation scheme, the sheep welfare scheme, the beef genomics and data programme, the organic farming scheme, the knowledge transfer...

Seanad: Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2015: Statements (29 Nov 2017)

Denis Naughten: ..., it is not just about the domestic level. Ireland is very much involved at an international level. We held the International Plant Protection Convention, IPPC, seminar in Dublin earlier this year on agriculture and the land use working group. That report will be completed in 2019. It will be significant from an Irish perspective because agriculture plays such a key part in our overall...

Select Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Estimates for Public Services 2017
Vote 30 - Agriculture, Food and the Marine (Supplementary)
(28 Nov 2017) See 1 other result from this debate

Michael Creed: ..., it is important to seek the committee's input and approval. This technical Supplementary Estimate will transfer savings of €9 million in certain areas of the Vote to fund the Brexit loan scheme I announced in budget 2018. In addition, I am requesting the committee's agreement to transfer €14.5 million of savings in certain areas of the Vote to the agriculture environmental...

Seanad: Finance Bill 2017: Second Stage (28 Nov 2017)

Michael D'Arcy: ...market. This programme will facilitate small to medium enterprises in providing key employees with a financial incentive in the form of share options linked to the success of the company. Section 12 of the Bill introduces a scheme of accelerated capital allowances for the construction of buildings and structures for use in the provision of child care services or fitness centre facilities...

Written Answers — Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: Brexit Issues (23 Nov 2017)

Frances Fitzgerald: ...challenges that Brexit may present for cross-border trade. With that in mind, the Department has put in place two specific ITI Brexit initiatives. - The Department funded a research project undertaken by the ESRI for InterTrade Ireland. This study provides useful data on the extent and concentration of cross-border trade, including information on this trade by product, firm types...

Finance Bill 2017: Report Stage (Resumed) (22 Nov 2017)

Mick Wallace: ...beforehand, a study was published in which revised calculations of methane produced per head of cattle showed that global livestock emissions in 2011 were 11% higher than estimates that were based on data from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC, meaning that the figures being used by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine need to be revised and Ireland's...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Climate Change Policy (22 Nov 2017)

Michael Creed: ...and practices direct to farmers. The Knowledge Transfer Programme supports the roll-out of best practice on farms, while improved efficiency of the national suckler herd is being achieved through the Beef Data and Genomics scheme. The Agri-Environment scheme GLAS has 50,000 participants.  It is based on prioritised eligibility based on environmental objectives such as...

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Greenhouse Gas Emissions (21 Nov 2017)

Denis Naughten: Official inventories of Ireland's greenhouse gas emissions are prepared annually by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The most recent data, for the year 2015, were published on 13 April 2017 and are available on the EPA's website at . According to this data, the breakdown of emissions by sector in 2015 is as follows: Sector Mt CO2eq. % of total 2015 emissions Agriculture 19.81...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Teagasc Research (16 Nov 2017)

Michael Creed: I am very aware of the Teagasc research which shows the environmental and resource efficiency of Irish agricultural produce.  This research illustrates the effectiveness of policy measures to date and the commitment of the agri-food sector to reducing the environmental footprint of food production. The sector has already made huge strides in decoupling sector growth from gross...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on European Union Affairs: Engagement on the Future of Europe (Resumed): Irish Farmers Association (15 Nov 2017)

...this presentation on the same day as the Government is launching the citizens' dialogue on the future of Europe. I welcome the Taoiseach's comments and his support for the future of the Common Agricultural Policy, CAP, and assure the members that the IFA will not be found wanting in spreading the message. I am joined by our director general, Mr. Damien McDonald and our Oireachtas liaison...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Climate Change Issues: Discussion (14 Nov 2017) See 4 other results from this debate

...invitation to address it on issues related to what is probably one of the most serious issues of our time, namely, climate change. I will begin by setting out the long-term policy vision for the agriculture and land use sector which is an approach to carbon neutrality that does not compromise the capacity for sustainable food production. Protecting food production is a serious matter...

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Property Registration Authority Data (14 Nov 2017)

Eoghan Murphy: While my Department does not hold the data referred to in the question, the Property Registration Authority of Ireland records the names and addresses of every registered land owner.  The index is kept in respect of each county and can be accessed at www.landdirect.ie. Furthermore, information regarding the consideration paid and the details...

Select Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach: Finance Bill 2017: Committee Stage (Resumed) (9 Nov 2017)

Michael D'Arcy: ..., and 69 have been grouped together. Amendments Nos. 64 and 65 deal with the proposed amendments to the stamp duty rates charged on non-residential property. Amendment No. 66 is specific to agricultural land, and amendment No. 69 seeks a report within six months on the sustainability of stamp duty receipts from commercial property. Budget 2018 includes an adjustment to the rate of...

Public Accounts Committee: 2016 Annual Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General and Appropriation Accounts
Vote 29 - Communications, Climate Action and Environment
(9 Nov 2017)

Mr. Mark Griffin: I am reluctant to speak for the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine on this particular issue. The objective for the agriculture sector for 2050 is carbon neutrality, while ensuring the things we need to do in respect of food security and food sustainability are reflected in any decisions that are taken. There has been huge investment in afforestation over the...

Written Answers — Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine: Beef Data and Genomics Programme (9 Nov 2017)

Charlie McConalogue: 210. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of persons participating in the beef data genomics scheme who have completed a beef carbon navigator, by county; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47538/17]

Priority Questions: Rural Development Programme Data (8 Nov 2017)

Michael Creed: ...programme 2014–2020 represents a substantial investment by both the EU and the national Exchequer in the agri-food sector and in Irish farmers. The programme is co-funded by the EU’s European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, EAFRD, to a sum of €2.19 billion over the programme lifespan. This EU funding is supplemented by Exchequer funding, bringing the...

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