IGOBF meet with Ger Dollard, CEO of IGB

May 23, 2018

Editorial:

14 May 2018 Meeting between IGOBF and CEO of Irish Greyhound Board IGB- Ger Dollard, Mike Murnane & Mairead Cullen IGOBF- Bill Murphy, Dave Cunningham,… Read More ›

Windfall for anyone that sold dogs through the official sales.

May 18, 2018

Editorial:

Anyone that has sold a greyhound through a public sale in Ireland since 1987 is entitled to a refund if they have paid more than… Read More ›

IGB to start registration of racing pups

May 18, 2018

Editorial:

Page 32 of the IGB Strategic Plan has a very worrying aspiration for The Irish Coursing Club and its members. https://www.igb.ie/globalassets/strategic-plan-2018/igb-strategic-plan-2018—2022.pdf Racing Stud Book. Given… Read More ›

IGB unveils a 5 year strategic plan that is weak on ambition and strong on cronyism

March 24, 2018

Editorial:

The reports recently published by the IGB are welcome in terms of transparency. The IGB’s strategic plan highlights seven objectives (pillars) which are positive but… Read More ›

Why was Geraldine “sacked”?

January 24, 2018

Editorial:

Geraldine Larkin was appointed CEO of the IGB in July 2014 on a four year contract. Her willingness to listen and engage with greyhound owners… Read More ›

Billy overstays his welcome.

December 25, 2017

Editorial:

Current CEO Ger Dollard has stated the following in the 2016 Annual Report The IGB treats recommendations as à la carte, you pick the ones… Read More ›

Talking Dogs contradicts accounts

December 23, 2017

Editorial:

  There appears to be some confusion at IGB regarding track attendance 2016. Less than 24 hours since the accounts were published and Talking Dogs… Read More ›

IGB blames the I-Phone for the collapse of the industry

December 22, 2017

Editorial:

The latest Christmas address of the IGB Chairman Phil Meeney is proof (if more was needed) that the Board have absolutely no clue of what… Read More ›

Talking Dogs or loose cannon?

December 15, 2017

Editorial:

Talking Dogs, the official news site of the IGB, has always displayed a glowing affection for anyone that was found to have tested positive for… Read More ›

John Brassil TD, a wasted vote

October 3, 2017

Editorial:

Greyhound followers have watched with frustration the wanton destruction of their industry and the squandering of millions of euros of tax payers money over the… Read More ›