Letter to IGB Re Correct Distance on Racecards

March 13, 2015


Irish Greyhound Owners & Breeders Federation Painstown Dublin Road Drogheda Co Meath     11th March, 2015.   Ms Hilary Forde Director of Racing Governance… Read More ›

IGOBF Letter to Barry Coleman Regarding Greyhound Welfare Issue

March 6, 2015


Mr Barry Coleman Secretary Greyhound Welfare Department lrish Greyhound Board Green Park Dock Road Limerick Dear Barry, The lrish Greyhound Owners & Breeders Federation is… Read More ›

IGOBF meeting today with Department of Agriculture Live Trade Section Animal Health & Welfare Division.

March 2, 2015


The Irish Greyhound Owners & Breeders Federation had a very informative and constructive meeting today with the Live Trade Animal Health & Welfare Division of… Read More ›

Letter to Minister Coveney re problems with transport to UK

February 12, 2015


12th February, 2015. Mr Simon Coveney Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine & Defence Department of Agriculture, Food, the Marine & Defence Agriculture House Kildare… Read More ›

IGOBF meeting with Senators Trevor O Clochartaig & Denis Landy

February 6, 2015


Irish Greyhound Owners & Breeders Federation Meetings Thursday 5th February with Senator Denis Landy and Senator Trevor O Clochartaig.   Federation Vice Chairman Michael O… Read More ›

IGOBF Meeting with Professor Tim Morris 27/01/2015

January 28, 2015


Anti-doping and Medication Control Review to the Irish Greyhound Board.     “This review will issue recommendations which will allow the IGB to then consider any amendments… Read More ›

IGB appear at Public Accounts Committee. 27/11/2014

November 27, 2014



Greyhound owners today found out how lucky we are to have Minister Hayes who claimed that only for his request for emergency funding that IGB would have gone into receivership.

November 6, 2014


Junior Minister Tom Hayes admits that a Receiver would have been appointed due to the dire financial state of the Irish Greyhound Industry.   A… Read More ›

Damning report into €21m Limerick greyhound track.

October 24, 2014


A SPECIAL report into the development of the €21m Limerick Greyhound Stadium at Greenpark has cast serious doubts on whether it should ever have been… Read More ›

Puppy Derby Tests

October 24, 2014


  Re: Quarter Finals Puppy Coach Derby Samples  13 Oct 2014   Dear Brenda,   Thank you for your letter.   I reaffirm the communication… Read More ›