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Why are we spending so much on horse & greyhound racing?

Labour Senator Aodhán O’Riordáin and is a Fianna Fail TD for Tipperary and Vice Chairman of the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture Jackie Cahill joined Shane Coleman to discuss whether we're spending too much money on the Horse and Greyhound Fund.

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12.01 19 Nov 2019


Why are we spending so much on horse & greyhound racing?


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12.01 19 Nov 2019


A review of the Horse and Greyhound Fund is set to be referred to an Oireachtas Committee today. €80 million has been allocated to the Fund for 2020, where more popular sports like Gaelic Football and soccer are given a fraction of that amount.

Labour Senator Aodhán O’Riordáin and is a Fianna Fail TD for Tipperary and Vice Chairman of the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture Jackie Cahill joined Shane Coleman to discuss whether it's worth the public subsidising these sports, or whether this fund is  due a substantial cut?


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