IGB 2012 Accounts

March 9, 2014


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


  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 ›

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 ›

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 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 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 ›