Editorial

Breaches of AI Rules.

June 22, 2014

Editorial:

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 ›

Greyhound Racing Victoria, IGB could learn something here

March 9, 2014

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Greyhound Racing Victoria http://www.grv.org.au/  has produced their accounts for 2013. http://www.grv.org.au/Portals/17/grvAnnualReportDigital.pdf Irish owners will be envious of the prize money. IGB turnover was more than… Read More ›

IGB 2012 Accounts

March 9, 2014

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https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1Hn1-VfufNKVFJmbXhHMTRFSms/edit?usp=sharing   The financial situation of IGB continues to deteriorate.   Total debt has risen to                                €35,623,361   Creditors falling due within 12 months … Read More ›

Minister Hayes takes questions in Seanad 19 Feb 2014

February 21, 2014

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  Government support of the greyhound industry through the Horse and Greyhound Fund has traditionally been supported by all the main political parties. Sinn Fein… Read More ›

Tom Moran,Secretary General of The Dept of Agriculture states that Dept has IGB 2012 accounts since Dec 10 2013. Is Mr Coveney serving the best interest of the greyhound industry by refusing to make the accounts public?

February 9, 2014

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The 2011 accounts were presented to the Dail in July of last year on the last day before the summer recess. One would suspect that… Read More ›

The IGB appeared before The Public Accounts Committee Nov 7 2013

November 7, 2013

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Part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yH8UsJBEbxs Part  2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_QEUQMdUZV4 Part 3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhzOdi55olA Part 4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRMliAeKIkE If one goes to 17 minutes on Part 4,  it appears to be a contradiction… Read More ›

Letter from Brendan Moore, Board Member of IGB to Minister Tom Hayes

August 12, 2013

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Private and Confidential. Mr. Tom Hayes T.D. Minister of State, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Kildare Street, Dublin 2. July 21st 2013 RE:… Read More ›

Article from Irish Examiner 06/08/2013 These articles, by Conor Ryan, go to the heart of the problems of the Irish Greyhound Board

August 6, 2013

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Political patronage appointments to State Boards will always be a contentious issues. Political patronage is not a new phenomenon, “to the victor go the spoils”. The problem… Read More ›

IGB TOTE Collapse. Horse Racing Ireland has performed much better

August 2, 2013

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IGB Prize Money 2007-2011

July 20, 2013

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Figures not available for 2012 Figures for 2011 not published officially, IGB supplied unaudited figure of 7 million. IGB Versus HRI Tote 2007-2012 Figures for… Read More ›