Dáil Éireann - Volume 615 - 21 February, 2006
Written Answers. - Cattle Identification Scheme.
Mr. Deenihan Mr. Deenihan
512. Mr. Deenihan asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food the reason charges were brought by her Department against Dingle Mart, County Kerry, and subsequently dropped; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [6944/06]
Mary Coughlan Mary Coughlan
Mary Coughlan: At Dingle District Court on 22 April 2005, Marglann an Daingean Teoranta, Dingle Mart, pleaded guilty to five charges for providing false information to the national cattle movement database and was fined €1,250 on each charge. At a subsequent appeal to Tralee Circuit Court against severity of sentence, the Department on counsel’s advice, decided not to contest the appeal.
Dáil Éireann 615 Written Answers. Cattle Identification Scheme.