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 ›

IGOBF meet with Ger Dollard, CEO of IGB

May 23, 2018


14 May 2018 Meeting between IGOBF and CEO of Irish Greyhound Board IGB- Ger Dollard, Mike Murnane & Mairead Cullen IGOBF- Bill Murphy, Dave Cunningham,… Read More ›

Windfall for anyone that sold dogs through the official sales.

May 18, 2018


Anyone that has sold a greyhound through a public sale in Ireland since 1987 is entitled to a refund if they have paid more than… Read More ›

IGB to start registration of racing pups

May 18, 2018


Page 32 of the IGB Strategic Plan has a very worrying aspiration for The Irish Coursing Club and its members. https://www.igb.ie/globalassets/strategic-plan-2018/igb-strategic-plan-2018—2022.pdf Racing Stud Book. Given… Read More ›

IGB unveils a 5 year strategic plan that is weak on ambition and strong on cronyism

March 24, 2018


The reports recently published by the IGB are welcome in terms of transparency. The IGB’s strategic plan highlights seven objectives (pillars) which are positive but… Read More ›