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Listen: 2 Kildare Senators Call On Junior Agriculture Minister To Stop Relocation Of Horse Sport Ireland To Dublin.

: 26/01/2021 - 12:36

Two Kildare Senators are calling on the Minister of State for Agriculture to stop the relocation of Horse Sport Ireland from Kildare to Dublin.

HSI announced the planned decision to move to a newly designed administrative headquarters and equestrian campus in Greenogue, Rathcoole, County Dublin in December

It was offered  land at Punchestown Racecourse  to build a new facility there

Kildare Senators, Fiona O'Loughlin and Vincent P. Martin raised the matter in the Seanad today.

tuessenators.mp3, by Ciara Plunkett

Minister of State for Agriculture is Kildare South Fine Gael TD, Martin Heydon says the proposal for relocation is an an "early stage".

tuesheydon.mp3, by Ciara Plunkett

The statements by all three representatives are here:

horse_sport_ireland.mp3, by Ciara Plunkett

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