O'Kennedy, Michael

Wednesday, 1 June 1988

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 381 No. 5

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Written Answers. - Farm Grant.

The person named has recently been paid cattle headage under the 1987 disadvantaged areas scheme but has been deemed ineligible under the 1987 EC suckler cow premium scheme because he had no suckler c...More Button

Written Answers. - Cattle Exports.

It is not possible to estimate the gains which would accrue if cattle exported live to Northern Ireland were slaughtered and processed in the State. To do so it would be necessary to have detailed inf...More Button

Written Answers. - Beef Production Policy.

I propose to take Questions Nos. 62, 64 and 67 together. The EC common organisation of the market in beef provides for a number of support measures such as intervention, aids to private storage, premi...More Button

I consider it of prime importance that the decline in cattle numbers is reversed. There are clear indications that the national cow herd is recovering; the fall in beef cow numbers has been arrested...More Button

Written Answers. - Cattle Exports.

The only figures available regarding the composition of the live cattle export trade to Northern Ireland are those contained in the official trade statistics. These indicate that in recent years abo...More Button

Official statistics relating to 1988 are not yet available but CBF estimate that live exports to Northern Ireland up to and including week ending 14 May amount to some 69,000 head compared with about ...More Button

Written Answers. - Strawberry Plant Disorders.

I propose to take Questions Nos. 68 and 69 together. Strawberry plants are grown under conditions designed to ensure that, as far as is practicable, stocks certified under my Department's Certificati...More Button


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