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Brexit, Murnanes excuse for next year

February 22, 2019

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There is a boring predictability about the IGB annual report every year. Betting is always down on the previous year, attendance is always down and… Read More ›

Dublin Greyhound Owners and Breeders join IGOBF

February 16, 2019

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Dublin Greyhound Owners and Breeders are affiliated to IGOBF with the following officers Committee of the D.G.O.B.A Chairman:                      Ken Mann. Vice Chairman:              Alan Redmond. Secretary:                     … Read More ›

Mulish attitude will finish the greyhound industry.

February 12, 2019

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Anyone that attended the Forum on 30th of January will have heard the profound statement from IGB hierarchy that “The Australian system is an extremely… Read More ›

Will we ever learn?

January 17, 2019

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Everyone in the greyhound industry was saddened to hear about the closure of Drumbo Park. It was by all accounts a well run track that… Read More ›

Is greyhound racing rounding the final bend?

December 15, 2018

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Jack Anderson Thursday, December 13, 2018 A decision in Florida last month will effectively end greyhound racing in the US. What is the likelihood of a similar… Read More ›

IGOBF meet new IGB Chairman, Mr Frank Nyhan.

November 26, 2018

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Today 26th November 2018 the Committee of the Federation met with the new Chairman Mr Frank Nyhan & CEO Mr Ger Dollard. GOBAs in attendance… Read More ›

Enniscorthy GOBA officers 2018-19

November 9, 2018

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Enniscorthy Greyhound Owners and Breeders have elected the following officers for the year 2018/19 and are affiliated to the IGOBF. Chairman:                        Paul Morrissey. Vice Chairman:               … Read More ›

IGOBF Submissions For new Greyhound Bill

October 25, 2018

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P12 section 7a, Leave the board at 6 members as there is much less activity today and it will keep more money for prize money.… Read More ›

Senator Brian O’Domhnaill speak out on behalf of “ordinary” greyhound owners.

October 24, 2018

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Senator Brian O’Domhnaill asks that dogs that are banned in England be automatically banned in Ireland, something that all genuine greyhound owners would be in… Read More ›

Senator Brian O’Domhnaill addresses proposed increase of IGB Board membership and rebuts Ray Butler’s rant. Senator Butler sat on his hands for years as his buddies pillaged the industry

October 24, 2018

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Seanad Eireann 23/10/2018 Following on from Senator Norris’s point, it does not just relate to this board but to all State boards. The Senator has… Read More ›