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#Greyhound Racing

# greyhound-racing - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Holly Cairns: The greyhound industry is inherently cruel – so why should the taxpayer fund it?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Holly Cairns: The greyhound industry is inherently cruel – so why should the taxpayer fund it?

Nov 24th 2020, 11:59 AM 31,959 Views 105 Comments

The Social Democrats TD says it defies logic that the greyhound industry should receive an increase of €2.4m on top of its already high funding.

# greyhound-racing - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

High Court asked to lift injunction limiting extent of greyhound racing protest
# Shelbourne Park
# Shelbourne Park

High Court asked to lift injunction limiting extent of greyhound racing protest

Jan 29th 2020, 8:33 AM 8,207 Views 0 Comments

Late last year the operators of Shelbourne Park, Greyhound Stadium Ltd, secured the temporary injunction.

# greyhound-racing - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Dublin hotel cancels conference on greyhound welfare after staff receive threatening phone calls
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

Dublin hotel cancels conference on greyhound welfare after staff receive threatening phone calls

Oct 2nd 2019, 3:22 PM 34,584 Views 56 Comments

Event organisers say there are now looking for an alternative venue.

# greyhound-racing - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Taoiseach tells Dáil he goes to the dogs every Christmas, and plans to go to Shelbourne Park again this year
# Greyhounds
# Greyhounds

Taoiseach tells Dáil he goes to the dogs every Christmas, and plans to go to Shelbourne Park again this year

Oct 1st 2019, 9:20 PM 24,309 Views 54 Comments

Rural TDs have criticised the suspension of promoting the sport in tourism marketing campaigns.

# greyhound-racing - Monday 30 September, 2019

Greyhound board in 'shock' over decision to not promote the sport to tourists
# Racing
# Racing

Greyhound board in 'shock' over decision to not promote the sport to tourists

Sep 30th 2019, 3:23 PM 24,186 Views 67 Comments

Irish tourism bodies met with the Irish Greyhound Board to inform them of this decision last Thursday.

# greyhound-racing - Friday 9 August, 2019

Longford greyhound track closes after 80 years citing rising insurance costs
# Closing
# Closing

Longford greyhound track closes after 80 years citing rising insurance costs

Aug 9th 2019, 10:03 PM 18,652 Views 46 Comments

The greyhound industry has faced major scrutiny in recent weeks.

# greyhound-racing - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Gardaí investigate alleged assaults during protest outside Shelbourne Park greyhound stadium
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí investigate alleged assaults during protest outside Shelbourne Park greyhound stadium

Jul 21st 2019, 1:25 PM 25,805 Views 92 Comments

A man and a woman both reported minor assaults to gardaí.

# greyhound-racing - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

'Voice of greyhound racing' Michael Fortune dies at 70
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

'Voice of greyhound racing' Michael Fortune dies at 70

Jul 16th 2019, 11:37 AM 21,338 Views 11 Comments

‘He saw it as an honour to share his love for the sport to anyone who would listen.’

# greyhound-racing - Friday 12 July, 2019

Irish Greyhound Board opens phone line for reporting animal cruelty
# Greyhound Racing
# Greyhound Racing

Irish Greyhound Board opens phone line for reporting animal cruelty

Jul 12th 2019, 7:15 PM 13,491 Views 80 Comments

The move comes following a damning RTÉ programme.

# greyhound-racing - Friday 5 July, 2019

Connolly’s Red Mills withdraws greyhound sponsorship over 'shocking revelations' about industry
# Greyhound Racing
# Greyhound Racing

Connolly’s Red Mills withdraws greyhound sponsorship over 'shocking revelations' about industry

Jul 5th 2019, 7:32 PM 27,858 Views 103 Comments

Barry’s Tea and FBD Insurance both withdrew their sponsorship earlier this week.

# greyhound-racing - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Barry's Tea and FBD Insurance withdraw sponsorship of greyhound races after 'recent revelations'
# Curraheen Park
# Curraheen Park

Barry's Tea and FBD Insurance withdraw sponsorship of greyhound races after 'recent revelations'

Updated Jul 3rd 2019, 7:00 AM 41,889 Views 107 Comments

A review of the industry from 2017 5,987 were killed for failing to make qualification times.

# greyhound-racing - Friday 28 June, 2019

Irish Greyhound Board promises reforms in wake of RTÉ documentary revelations
# Greyhound Racing
# Greyhound Racing

Irish Greyhound Board promises reforms in wake of RTÉ documentary revelations

Jun 28th 2019, 7:16 PM 14,484 Views 69 Comments

The new measures come following claims that thousands of greyhounds were killed in 2017 for not being fast enough.

# greyhound-racing - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Irish Greyhound Board 'strongly condemns actions of minority in industry'
# Rté Investigates
# Rté Investigates

Irish Greyhound Board 'strongly condemns actions of minority in industry'

Jun 27th 2019, 10:15 AM 17,298 Views 84 Comments

Minister of State Andrew Doyle said that he had “deep concerns” about the industry, and that all allegations will be examined.

# greyhound-racing - Monday 5 March, 2018

Shelbourne Park to get a €3 million revamp - a year after closing for 22 weeks
# Facelift
# Facelift

Shelbourne Park to get a €3 million revamp - a year after closing for 22 weeks

Mar 5th 2018, 10:53 AM 17,342 Views 49 Comments

The 90-year-old venue is seen by the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) as having major earning potential.

# greyhound-racing - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Champion greyhound tests positive for cocaine three times
# Doping
# Doping

Champion greyhound tests positive for cocaine three times

Sep 14th 2017, 9:37 AM 28,938 Views 72 Comments

The drug has similar effects on dogs as it does on humans.

# greyhound-racing - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Live greyhound racing is back in Dublin after a four-month dispute
# Re-bourne
# Re-bourne

Live greyhound racing is back in Dublin after a four-month dispute

Jun 15th 2017, 12:11 PM 14,416 Views 57 Comments

Live racing will return to Shelbourne Park from next Tuesday, 20 June.

# greyhound-racing - Sunday 4 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 4th 2017, 12:15 PM 23,281 Views 30 Comments

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

# greyhound-racing - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Not everyone is happy that Dublin's iconic greyhound track in Harold's Cross is to be sold
# Gone To The Dogs
# Gone To The Dogs

Not everyone is happy that Dublin's iconic greyhound track in Harold's Cross is to be sold

May 3rd 2017, 8:09 AM 17,237 Views 50 Comments

The terms of the sale have not been disclosed.

# greyhound-racing - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Harold's Cross Stadium is being sold to make way for schools
# Sold
# Sold

Harold's Cross Stadium is being sold to make way for schools

May 2nd 2017, 7:20 PM 23,468 Views 35 Comments

But nobody is saying for how much.

# greyhound-racing - Monday 13 February, 2017

Dublin's iconic greyhound racing track at Harold's Cross has been closed
# Crossed Off
From The42
# Crossed Off

Dublin's iconic greyhound racing track at Harold's Cross has been closed

Feb 13th 2017, 3:49 PM 34,015 Views 101 Comments

Stadium will be sold as part of IGB plans to cut €20m debt.

# greyhound-racing - Monday 22 June, 2015

Ivan Yates sold the Newstalk Breakfast dog without telling anyone
# Lassie Come Home
# Lassie Come Home

Ivan Yates sold the Newstalk Breakfast dog without telling anyone

Jun 22nd 2015, 9:00 AM 33,432 Views 45 Comments

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

# greyhound-racing - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Two men charged with using kittens as live bait for greyhound training
# Australia
# Australia

Two men charged with using kittens as live bait for greyhound training

May 20th 2015, 9:01 PM 13,154 Views 26 Comments

The two men, in Australia, are accused of strapping live kittens to mechanical lures.

# greyhound-racing - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

One of Dublin's two greyhound stadiums is to be closed and sold
# Race Is Run
# Race Is Run

One of Dublin's two greyhound stadiums is to be closed and sold

Oct 22nd 2014, 11:22 AM 12,932 Views 13 Comments

Planning permission for Harold’s Cross will be sought before it’s put on the market.

# greyhound-racing - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Decline in greyhound racing entries due to kennel cough
# Greyhounds
# Greyhounds

Decline in greyhound racing entries due to kennel cough

Aug 28th 2012, 5:42 PM 5,094 Views 18 Comments

However the Irish Greyhound Board said the issue is temporary and all recently advertised sweepstakes still have the required number of entries to go ahead.

# greyhound-racing - Friday 13 April, 2012

Coveney expresses concern at discovery of Limerick greyhound grave
# Simon Coveney
# Simon Coveney

Coveney expresses concern at discovery of Limerick greyhound grave

Apr 13th 2012, 4:40 PM 624 Views 3 Comments

The agriculture minister says “every effort is being made” to establish the owners of the dogs dumped in a quarry.

# greyhound-racing - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Bord na gCon 'has identified greyhounds found in Limerick grave'
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Bord na gCon 'has identified greyhounds found in Limerick grave'

Apr 11th 2012, 9:09 PM 8,192 Views 54 Comments

The greyhound racing authority says it has been able to identify some of the dogs based on their unique tattoo markings.

# greyhound-racing - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Mass grave for racing greyhounds discovered in Limerick
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Mass grave for racing greyhounds discovered in Limerick

Apr 10th 2012, 9:35 PM 16,834 Views 87 Comments

The mass grave contained the unburied bodies of former racing greyhounds in various stages of decomposition.

# greyhound-racing - Monday 1 November, 2010

“Sonic was tended to by paramedics" - reported fancy-dress brawl at greyhound track
# Gone To The Dogs
# Gone To The Dogs

“Sonic was tended to by paramedics" - reported fancy-dress brawl at greyhound track

Nov 1st 2010, 3:51 PM 2,848 Views 7 Comments

Up to 15 men in Halloween costumes were reportedly involved in a fight at Shelbourne Park this weekend.