IGOBF Statement Re Prize Money Cuts. The Sporting Press refused to print the statement

September 22, 2014


The Irish Greyhound Owners & Breeders Federaton are very disappointed with the announcement on Saturday 30th August that the IGB had taken the decision to reduce… Read More ›

IGB Chairman canvassing for Neilan contract extension

August 28, 2014


https://s3.amazonaws.com/s3.documentcloud.org/documents/1280915/track-performances-in-2013-table-redacted-from.pdf This is a link to a summary of the track performances for 2013. The figures speak for themselves. These figures are from the final year… Read More ›

The IGB have confirmed that they are unable to detect oil based stanozolol.

August 27, 2014


  Report of Liaison Meeting – Bord na gCon (BnG) and DAFM   22 November 2013 – BnG Headquarters, Limerick   Attendees: DAFM: Dermot A.… Read More ›

Sunday Business Post 20/07/14 The day of reckoning appears to be getting closer.

July 20, 2014


Minister Tom Hayes announced to the Dail last Thursday 17/07/14 “This is an industry to which insufficient attention has been paid in the past and if… Read More ›

Harolds Cross is asked to pay for IGB mismanagement

July 11, 2014


Dublin Greyhound Owners & Breeders Association   SAVE OUR TRACK E.G.M. TO BE HELD IN TEAROOMS    AT HAROLD’S CROSS GREYHOUND STADIUM        AT… Read More ›

The Indecon Review

July 9, 2014


http://agriculture.gov.ie/media/migration/farmingsectors/greyhounds/BordnagConfinalreport7July2014.pdf   Irish Greyhound Owners & Breeders Statement   9th July 2014 The publication this week of the long awaited Indecon Review confirms many of the… Read More ›

Sunday Business Post 29/06/14 Colin Walsh Director of Commercial Operations has his finger on the pulse. People coming to the track must improve how they are dressed.

June 29, 2014


Breaches of AI Rules.

June 22, 2014


Minister Coveney was asked this week (19 June 2014) about the breaches of AI regulations. His answer could only be described as shocking. He states that… Read More ›

IGOBF AGM. 11 May 2014

May 18, 2014


The appointment of Ms Hilary Forde as Head of Compliance and Ms Geraldine Larkin as CEO rounded off an extremely successful two years for Gus… Read More ›

John McGuinness TD highlights the challenges if you choose to do the right thing

May 6, 2014


FIVE years ago, in my book, The House Always Wins, I said that a whistleblower’s charter would not be effective because the culture of the… Read More ›