Letter from NEGOBA regarding track ratings. New track ratings once again highlight inability of IGB to consult with owners.

March 20, 2014


13th March, 2014. Mr Pat Herbert Head of Regulation Irish Greyhound Board Green Park Dock Road Limerick. Dear Mr Herbert, I am enclosing a copy… Read More ›

IGOBF asks Minister Coveney to publish 2012 IGB accounts

February 10, 2014


10th February, 2014.   Mr. Simon Coveney Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine Agriculture House Kildare Street Dublin 2 Dear Mr. Coveney, We understand… Read More ›

Letter to IGB, requesting publication of positive tests and reply from IGB

January 18, 2014


4th February, 2014.   Mr. Pat Herbert Head of Regulation Irish Greyhound Board Greenpark Dock Road Limerick Dear Mr. Herbert, We find your reply dated… Read More ›

Letter to IGB Head of Regulation.The Dundalk Review that asks more questions than it answers.

November 4, 2013


30th October, 2013. Mr Pat Herbert Head of Regulation Irish Greyhound Board Green Park Dock Road Limerick. Dear Mr. Herbert, I am writing to you… Read More ›

Reply from IGB Head of Regulation.It has taken the Regulation Committee of Billy O Dwyer, Tim Gilbert, Matt Murphy and Pat Herbert Head of Regulation, 4 months to respond to the legitimate concerns of greyhound owners. The inability to address the issues raised , while not surprising, is most disappointing.

October 25, 2013


                Board na  gCon, Greenpark, Dock Road, Limerick.   Mr Gus Ryan, Chairman, Irish Greyhound Owner’s & Breeders Federation, 21 Belvedere Lawn, Fr Russell  Road,… Read More ›

Letter to IGB Chairman requesting details of recruitment of new CEO. Awaiting Reply

October 25, 2013


  26th September 2013 Mr Phil Meaney Chairman Irish Greyhound  Board Green Park Dock Road Limerick   Dear Mr. Meaney, Our members are anxious to… Read More ›

The illegal use of performance enhancing drugs is a problem IGB are unable or unwilling to deal with

October 7, 2013


30th September , 2013                                         Mr. Pat Herbert, Head of Regulation, Irish Greyhound Board,… Read More ›

Letter from NEGOBA to Secretary General Dept of Ag. Greyhound owners should not be held liable for debts of IGB

August 24, 2013


17ft July, 2013. Secretary General, Department of Agriculture, Food & The Marine, Agriculture House, Kildare Street, Dublin 2   Dear Sir/Madam We in the North… Read More ›

Letter from IGOBF to Minister Tom Hayes seeking a meeting and asking The Minister what role he expects greyhound owners to play in the industry.

August 21, 2013


10th. August, 2013 Mr. Tom Hayes T.D., Minister for Horticulture, Forestry, Food Safety & The Greyhound Industry, Main Street, Cashel, Co .  Tipperary   Dear… Read More ›

Letter to Phil Meaney Re Development of Maltese Market/Awaiting Reply

August 11, 2013


Mr. Phil Meaney, Chairman, Irish Greyhound Board, Green Park, Dock Rood, Limerick.   Dear Mr Meaney, During your speech at the Greyhound Awards in March… Read More ›