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# greyhound - Friday 27 April, 2018

Greyhound latest bin company to start charging customers for green bins

The charges have been blamed on China’s decision to stop accepting and processing recycling materials.

# greyhound - Monday 28 August, 2017

Greyhound says it wants garda protection for waste collection crews in parts of Dublin

Greyhound Household has released video footage of Dublin residents verbally abusing staff members.

# greyhound - Sunday 4 June, 2017

It just sold a stadium for €23 million - but there are warnings the greyhound industry is 'in danger'

The sale of Harold’s Cross came after a 2014 government report that recommended that it be sold.

# greyhound - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Poll: Should waste companies be charging extra for heavy bins without approval? Weighty Issue This post contains a poll

Poll: Should waste companies be charging extra for heavy bins without approval?

Greyhound this month started charging extra for bin bags over a certain weight, with Panda set to follow suit in July.

# greyhound - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Putting rubbish in the wrong wheelie bin? It'll cost you an average of €30 every time

Greyhound said the reaction to the new measures has been positive.

# greyhound - Sunday 26 February, 2017

'This is our weapon' - Is the future of the protest in Ireland under threat?

Ahead of the trial of a number of Jobstown protesters, activists have urged members of the public to stand up for their right to demonstrate.

# greyhound - Thursday 26 January, 2017

'Dead animals and concrete bricks': One third of green bin collections can't be recycled

The rubbish ends up being disposed of in dumps.

# greyhound - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Four men arrested for greyhound theft released without charge

A garda spokesperson said a file had been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# greyhound - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

'It's unreal that it happened': Four men arrested as stolen greyhound found safe and well

The dog, which has an estimated stud value of around €1 million, was stolen last Monday.

# greyhound - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Theft of €1 million racing dog 'is Shergar story of greyhound industry'

Clares Rocket has won more than €53,000 in prize money.

# greyhound - Monday 7 November, 2016

Bin company may stop collecting rubbish bags in Dublin for 'health and safety reasons'

A number of incidents involving syringes in bin bags has given waste company Greyhound pause for thought.

# greyhound - Friday 14 October, 2016

Greyhound insists there is no issue with rivals in Dublin city

They say the issue is down to shopkeepers.

# greyhound - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Investigation underway after counterfeit bin bags discovered in Dublin

Greyhound Recycling said it was evidence of organised criminals being involved with the sale of the bags.

# greyhound - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Greyhound customers will be hit with pay-by-weight charge unless they opt out

A year-long industry-wide price freeze was announced last week.

# greyhound - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Simon Coveney to bring forward proposal on bin charge issue next week

The minister says he had a “frank and productive” discussion with operators.

# greyhound - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Alan Kelly: 'I never envisaged the dramatic increase in bin charges'

“This was always the sword of Damacles to be held over their heads.”

Bin charges treble for customers as companies accused of operating 'a cartel'

The Tánaiste said legislation would be introduced if waste companies are found to be exploiting customers.

# greyhound - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Deputy Lord Mayor cleared of charges over Greyhound protest

Perry, who is also Deputy Lord Mayor, was supporting the 78 workers involved in the dispute.

# greyhound - Friday 16 October, 2015

Deputy Lord Mayor in court today after being arrested at a protest

Independent councillor Cieran Perry was arrested during the Greyhound lockout last year.

# greyhound - Monday 22 June, 2015

Ivan Yates sold the Newstalk Breakfast dog without telling anyone

The dog was snapped up by a syndicate in England and has been doing quite well for himself.

# greyhound - Thursday 18 June, 2015

# greyhound - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

This little lady was almost recycled after being thrown in the bin

Nora Barnacle the turtle was discovered by recycling plant workers in Clondalkin.

# greyhound - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Australian greyhound trainers use live animals to be torn apart by dogs Animal Cruelty This post contains videos

Australian greyhound trainers use live animals to be torn apart by dogs

WARNING: The video in this piece will upset some people.

# greyhound - Monday 22 September, 2014

Greyhound workers vote to end 14-week lockout

The agreement will see a number of redundancies and a wage reduction of between 15% and 20%.

# greyhound - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Greyhound dispute could be set to end after 14-week lockout

Greyhound dispute could be set to end after 14-week lockout

A new deal has been agreed between representatives on both sides and now awaits a vote from workers.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Welcome to Sunday! Here’s everything you need to know as you kick off your day…

# greyhound - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Greyhound told waste facility permit application invalid for 20 reasons FOI

Greyhound told waste facility permit application invalid for 20 reasons

The company has not yet re-applied for the permit, the council confirmed.

# greyhound - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Striking Greyhound workers face off with picket crossers as High Court hearing adjourned

Five TDs turned up today to support the workers.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s set to be a sunny(ish) Tuesday… Here’s everything you need to know.

# greyhound - Monday 8 September, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about the funeral of three Charleville brothers, Cardinal Seán Brady retiring, and a new baby for Prince William and Kate Middleton.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# greyhound - Friday 5 September, 2014

Greyhound pledges to reduce 35% pay cut and offers workers redundancy

The workers will have to vote on the proposals next week.

# greyhound - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Greyhound "trying to frighten workers" by starting and then dropping court action - TD

Joan Collins says the men were prepared for jail.

# greyhound - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Talks between Siptu and Greyhound break down at the LRC

The talks talks have adjourned and there is no date set for them to resume.

# greyhound - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Breakthrough? Greyhound workers will attend LRC tomorrow

Workers voted today to attend the talks.

# greyhound - Monday 1 September, 2014

Gallery: Greyhound workers march in Dublin as LRC invite them to talks Week 12 This post contains images

Gallery: Greyhound workers march in Dublin as LRC invite them to talks

The marcher held a rally outside city hall.

Greyhound accepts LRC invite, says ball is now in workers’ court

The invitation comes after the two sides met last week but workers have not yet committed to entering formal talks.

# greyhound - Friday 29 August, 2014

Dublin City councillor arrested at Greyhound protest

Michael O’Brien was released with a caution and said he will continue to protest in support of workers on strike.

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