IGB projections miss target by a country mile

September 22, 2017

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Anyone that watched the IGB appearance at The Public Accounts Committee will remember the confusion regarding the IGB business plan or if such a plan… Read More ›

John Brassil TD, a wasted vote

October 3, 2017

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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 ›

IGB issue new protocols to trainers to combat accidental cocaine contamination

September 23, 2017

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IGB have issued protective clothing to be worn by all greyhounds before and after racing for all races on Derby Final night. The industry has… Read More ›

Sunday Times; Investigators not told about doped hound

September 17, 2017

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John Mooney September 17 2017   The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) failed to inform the Department of Agriculture that a prized greyhound which won this… Read More ›

Washington Post, Phil always said that there was a lot of international interest in the Irish greyhound industry

September 15, 2017

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Champion Irish greyhound tests positive for cocaine By Marissa Payne September 14 at 2:58 PM One of Ireland’s most successful canine athletes has been banned from dog… Read More ›

Clonbrine Hero, a symptom of a diseased IGB.

September 14, 2017

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Greyhound enthusiasts around the country are becoming alarmed with the increasing number of positive findings of prohibited substances. There have been multiple cases of greyhounds… Read More ›

Keep the front door painted

September 2, 2017

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IGB is awash with money or at least it will be as soon as they get their hands on the €23 million for selling Harolds… Read More ›

Looks like more trouble for IGB. The Chairman clearly has not resolved the problem and has now been told to pay up

August 24, 2017

Editorial:

FULL RECOMMENDATION CD/17/204 RECOMMENDATIONNO.LCR21550 CCc-162127-17 SECTION 26(1), INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ACT, 1990 PARTIES : BORD NA GCON – AND – SERVICES INDUSTRIAL PROFESSIONAL TECHNICAL UNION DIVISION… Read More ›

You can’t make a silk purse out of a sows ear but if you have €50k in loose change you can try.

July 7, 2017

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Bord na gCon, which attended PAC last month, spent €47,000 on PR advice this year   Concerns have been raised that State agencies are using… Read More ›

IGB unveils its Marketing Strategy

June 6, 2017

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http://pietas.ie/pdf/marketingplan.pdf   It is sad to watch the collapse of an indigenous industry that once employed over 10,000 people. Mr Walsh refers to a perfect… Read More ›