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 ›

IGB issue new protocols to trainers to combat accidental cocaine contamination

September 23, 2017

Editorial:

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 ›

IGB projections miss target by a country mile

September 22, 2017

Editorial:

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 ›

Sunday Times; Investigators not told about doped hound

September 17, 2017

Editorial:

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 ›