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


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 ›

IGOBF Officers 2018-19

October 24, 2018


The Federation held a meeting in the South Court Hotel Limerick on the 22nd October at 8 pm , the following GOBAs were in attendance,… Read More ›

IGB, A hostile place for ladies

October 19, 2018


The Global Leadership Forecast 2014–2015 concluded that “gender diversity in your leadership pool means greater diversity of thought, which, in turn, leads to improved problem solving and greater… Read More ›

Public Accounts Committee 11/10/2018

October 18, 2018


Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees Thursday, 11 October 2018 What are Committees? Public Accounts Committee Business of Committee All Committee meetings on 11 Oct 2018«… Read More ›

Harolds Cross or Double Cross

October 11, 2018


          The Times Tuesday October 8 2018 Documents show that Seán Ó Foghlú, secretary general of the Department of Education, told… Read More ›

Challenge over investigation into greyhound who tested positive for banned substance dismissed

September 29, 2018


28/09/2018 THE HIGH COURT has dismissed a greyhound trainer’s action against the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) inquiry into findings that a dog had traces of a prohibited… Read More ›

The sting of a dieing wasp

August 21, 2018


14/August/2018 Kilkenny Greyhound track is to receive a grant of €1 million from Bord na gCon (The Irish Greyhound Board). The investment is included in… Read More ›

Phil drives a few more nails into the greyhound industry and then tries to spin it as something positive

July 19, 2018


Phil Meaney is quoted in Talking Dogs today stating,”the business model for greyhound racing is changing and the IGB is embracing technology and developing new… Read More ›

Cork Laurels protest 16/06/2018

June 16, 2018


The Rebel County is proving a difficult frontier for IGB. A growing frustration has developed among the natives as they grow tired of the failure… Read More ›

Sunday Times 27/05/2018: IGB admits that poor track maintenance was responsible for serious injuries.

May 27, 2018


Mullingar greyhound race track had the highest rate of injuries and deaths for dogs in each of the past three years, a Sunday Times analysis… Read More ›