Tuesday, 16 June 2020
Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
747. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason the Irish Greyhound Board has not met with a federation (details supplied) in respect of a report review; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10975/20]
Bord na gCon is a commercial state body, established under the Greyhound Industry Act, 1958 chiefly to control greyhound racing and to improve and develop the greyhound industry. Bord na gCon is a body corporate and a separate legal entity to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.
The question raised by the Deputy is an operational matter for Bord na gCon and therefore the question has been referred to the body for direct reply.