Bord na gCon chairman to be interviewed by committee

The new chairman of Bord na gCon, Phil Meaney, will be the first of the government’s appointees to be ‘‘vetted’’ in a televised Oireachtas committee session, according to the Minister for Agriculture, Food And Marine, Simon Coveney.

16th April, 2011

The new chairman of Bord na gCon, Phil Meaney, will be the first of the government’s appointees to be ‘‘vetted’’ in a televised Oireachtas committee session, according to the Minister for Agriculture, Food And Marine, Simon Coveney.

Coveney, who appointed Meaney to head the Irish Greyhound Board last week, sought approval from Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore to make the appointment before new procedures for state board...

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