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Cork GOBA

May 12, 2021

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11th May 2021   The Cork Greyhound Owners and Breeders Association would like to  formally thank and congratulate both Tom Smith, his loyal supporters and The… Read More ›

Clonmel immediate problems resolved thanks to Tom Smith and his loyal supporters

May 9, 2021

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Good news for the future racing at Clonmel, thanks to the lobbying of Ministers and TD’s by the Real IGOBF and Tipperary GOBA (the official… Read More ›

A note from a concerned Clonmel owner

May 1, 2021

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I.G.O.B.F Clonmel track is racing one night a week while other tracks are racing 2 to 3 nights a week, is this a fair?! Rumour… Read More ›

GRI, new name but the spin and misinformation continue

March 18, 2021

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In reply to a letter from IGOBF Chairman, Tony Walsh, the CEO of GRI (IGB) Gerard Dollard dismissed Mr Walsh’s concerns that reducing prize money… Read More ›

IGOBF Chairman, Tony Walsh, writes to non-performing CEO; 24/02/2021

March 8, 2021

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24th February 2021 Dear Mr Dollard, Mr Nyham and the entire board, I have received numerous complaints from very angry owners from all over the… Read More ›

IGB and the “excellent” SIS Deal

February 5, 2021

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IGB Chief Executive, Ger Dollard, announced this week that, “Our partnership with SIS has been an excellent one and we are very pleased to be… Read More ›

Why work when you get paid to do nothing?

November 27, 2020

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The IGB finally published their 2019 Annual Report and once again it makes for sobering reading. 2019 was the twelfth consecutive year of declining attendance.… Read More ›

7 years on and the IGB is still as dysfunctional as it was back in 2013

October 5, 2020

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The Chairmans dream of building a track in Malta and Kilkenny didn’t happen. Buckley got his million and the amadán that thought Mays Hurronboy broke… Read More ›

Close the door! but has the horse already bolted?

August 17, 2020

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It is interesting to see so many die hard greyhound owners suggesting that IGB should implement a racing model based on the Australian industry. The… Read More ›

IGOBF Raise concerns with IGB over reduced races 14/08/2020

August 17, 2020

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Mr Dollard, I am writing to you in relation to complaints i have received from some owners, about the lack of opportunities  afforded to their… Read More ›