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


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 ›

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 ›

The IGB appeared before The Public Accounts Committee Nov 7 2013

November 7, 2013


Part 1 Part  2 Part 3 Part 4 If one goes to 17 minutes on Part 4,  it appears to be a contradiction… 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 Brendan Moore, Board Member of IGB to Minister Tom Hayes

August 12, 2013


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 ›

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 ›

Reply from IGB Head of Regulation Re Droopys Comedian.

August 8, 2013


  Bord na gCon Greenpark Dock Road Limerick 1 July 2013   Dear Mr Ryan, l acknowledge your recent correspondence dated May 29″‘ 2013. The… Read More ›