MEET OUR LAURELS FINALISTS: PART 2

GRI

21 October 2020

Ian Fortune meets the remaining three of our 2020 Friends and Supporters of Cork Greyhound Racing Irish Laurels finalists - Shane Dowling, Thomas Glynn and Kieran Ryan.


MEET OUR LAURELS FINALISTS: PART 1

GRI

21 October 2020

Ian Fortune meets the first of our 2020 Friends and Supporters of Cork Greyhound Racing Irish Laurels finalists - Mickey Rooney, Philip Buckley and Liam Twomey.


IRISH FOCUS ON RPGTV

Ian Fortune

21 October 2020

The latest instalment of the Irish Focus will feature on RPGTV this evening and the Juvenile Derby, Laurels and the Cesarewitch will again take centre stage.


SOME STAR NAMES IN OAKS ENTRY

Ian Fortune

21 October 2020

The draw for the 2020 Sporting Press Irish Oaks is to be made this morning and it was wonderful to be reporting that the competition was over-subscribed.


ST. LEGER TRIALS AT LIMERICK

Peter Farrell

21 October 2020

Similar to last weekend, there will be a special set unofficial St. Leger trials at Limerick this Saturday, 24th October, between 4pm and 5pm.


WATCH: LAURELS SEMI-FINALS & DRAW

GRI

20 October 2020

Join us for a look back at the action of the 2020 Irish Laurels Semi-Finals in Curraheen Park last Saturday night, Droopys Hamish qualifying and the Final trap draw.


GREYHOUND VIEW EPISODE 79

GRI

20 October 2020

This 2003 Greyhound Episode includes the Semi-Finals of the Easter Cup in Shelbourne Park, the Corn Cuchulainn Semi-Finals in Harold's Cross, the Yankee Stake Final in Newbridge and a catch up with Hall of Fame recipient Michéal O'Muircheartaigh.


DRAW FOR THE FINAL OF THE 2020 FRIENDS AND SUPPORTERS OF CORK GREYHOUNDS IRISH GREYHOUND LAURELS

Barry Drake

20 October 2020

Draw For The Final Of The 2020 Friends And Supporters Of Cork Greyhounds Irish Greyhound Laurels Is As Follows:


LEVEL 5 - GREYHOUND RACING BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

GRI

19 October 2020

Following the Government’s announcement regarding a move to Level 5 from midnight on Wednesday next, Rásaíocht Con Éireann wishes to confirm that greyhound racing is permitted to continue on a ‘behind closed doors’ basis.


TALKING LAURELS EPISODE 4: MONDAY 19TH OCTOBER

GRI

19 October 2020

Episode 4 and this week Ian Fortune and Tommy Lyons are joined by a Cork legend, Jimmy Barry Murphy. Join them as they chat about the Laurels; the Semi-Finals on Saturday and the rematch ahead tomorrow between Droopys Hamish and Grangeview Ten.


LAURELS CHAT: RORY BURKE IS JOINED BY BRIAN COLLINS

GRI

19 October 2020

Rory Burke was joined by Curraheen Park's Racing Manager, Brian, on his C103 radio show yesterday to chat about Saturday's Laurels Semi-Finals.


IRISH STILL DOMINANT IN ENGLISH DERBY MARKET

Ian Fortune

19 October 2020

Ireland continues to hold a tight grip on the Star Sports & ARC English Derby with five of the top six in the outright betting representing these shores ahead of Saturday’s semi-finals.


IF YOU MISSED LAST WEEK’S PODCAST HERE IT IS AGAIN

Barry Drake

19 October 2020

This week Barry Drake chats with Paul Hennessy


OPEN ENTRIES REQUIRED AT LIMERICK

Peter Farrell

19 October 2020

With the Friends of Limerick Irish St. Leger scheduled to start a week from Saturday, Limerick Greyhound Stadium are now seeking entries for a one-off Open 550 this weekend.


GREYHOUND VIEW EPISODE 78

GRI

18 October 2020

This 2003 Greyhound View episode includes the Easter Cup 2nd Round in Shelbourne Park, the Puppy Festival in Clonmel and racing from Harold's Cross for the Final of the Track Bookmakers Bitch Dual Distance.


VIDEO: 2020 JUVENILE DERBY FINAL

GRI

18 October 2020

Skywalker Barry claimed the 2020 Juvenile Derby title in front of an empty Shelbourne Park on Saturday for owner Ray Patterson and trainer Mark O'Donovan. Look back on his victory now.


BRILLIANT BARRY THE JUVENILE CHAMP

Ian Fortune

18 October 2020

Skywalker Barry was simply too hot to handle in the final of the Juvenile Derby at Shelbourne Park on Saturday night as he confirmed his standing as one of the most exciting young greyhounds in training.


CESAREWITCH WINS FOR ALICE AND ZINZAN

Ian Fortune

18 October 2020

The stage is set for a tremendous finish to the Cesarewitch next weekend after two wonderful semi-finals at Mullingar on Saturday night.


FIFTY BREAKS OWN RECORD IN FAIR WARRIOR

Ian Fortune

18 October 2020

Just a week after breaking the long standing 400y record at Mullingar in the opening round of the Fair Warrior Sprint, Denis Crowley’s Fiftycashback lowered his own mark in Saturday’s second round as the Fraser Black trained star again displayed awesome pace to emerge a superb winner.


FIVE IRISH PROGRESS IN NOTTINGHAM

Ian Fortune

18 October 2020

Ireland will be responsible for five of the twelve semi-finalists in the Star Sports & ARC English Derby after performing more heroics on Saturday night at Nottingham.


TWO FANTASTIC SEMI FINALS OF THE IRISH GREYHOUND LAURELS AT CURRAHEEN PARK

Barry Drake

18 October 2020

Sponsored by the Friends & Supporters of Cork Greyhound Racing, the Irish Laurels delivered two fantastic semi-finals on Saturday night at Curraheen Park.


WATCH LIVE ACTION FROM CURRAHEEN PARK GREYHOUND STADIUM INCLUDING SEMI FINALS HEATS OF THE IRISH GREYHOUND LAURELS

Greyhound Racing Ireland

17 October 2020

Watch the full race card free-to-view tonight from Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium. Tonight's card features 11 races including the Semi Finals of the Irish Greyhound Laurels.


LAURELS CHAT: RORY BURKE IS JOINED BY TOMMY LYONS

GRI

17 October 2020

Tommy Lyons joined Rory Burke on his radio show this morning to chat about tonight's Laurels Semi-Final action.


SHELLY SAVES BEST FOR FINAL

Ian Fortune

17 October 2020

Allowdale Shelly put her rivals to thee sword in pretty convincing style at Kilkenny on Friday night as she took the feature, the final of the €1,500 Blackstone Kennels A2 525.


A BETTY’S DOUBLE AS BALLYMAC SETS THE SUIRSIDE STANDARD

Peter Farrell

17 October 2020

The Suirside Restaurant Unraced Bitch Stake at Clonmel looked to have all the makings of a quality stake on paper and last night’s opening round certainly didn’t disappoint.


GREYHOUND VIEW EPISODE 65

GRI

16 October 2020

This Greyhound View programme from December 2002 includes a Final from Curraheen Park, the Track Bookmakers 750 Final in Harold's Cross, the National Puppy Stake Semi-Finals in Shelbourne Park and a look back at the action from 2002.


WATCH LAURELS SEMI-FINALS LIVE FREE ON TALKING DOGS

GRI

16 October 2020

Reminder that as racing is behind closed doors, Greyhound Racing Ireland will continue to stream the Irish Greyhound Laurels free to view on Talking Dogs.


GREYHOUND VIEW EPISODE 62

GRI

15 October 2020

This 2002 Greyhound View episode includes the Grand Prix and Bitch 525 Finals in Harold's Cross and higlights of the 1st Round of the National Puppy Stake in Shelbourne Park.


DRUMBO TEMPORARILY CLOSED

Ian Fortune

15 October 2020

Drumbo Park will be closed until November 14th at the earliest following the introduction of Covid-19 measures introduced by the Northern Assembly.


GREYHOUND VIEW EPISODE 49

GRI

14 October 2020

This 2002 Greyhound View episode includes the Derby 2nd Round in Shelbourne Park, a 550 Final in Kilcohan Park, Waterford and a catch up with Australian Steve Kavanagh.


LIVE STREAMING NOW TO INCLUDE KILKENNY AND THURLES

GRI

14 October 2020

Rásaíocht Con Éireann / Greyhound Racing Ireland are delighted to announce the expansion of the live streaming portfolio to now include Kilkenny and Thurles.


BUDGET 2021 – HORSE & GREYHOUND FUND ALLOCATION

GRI

14 October 2020

Rásaíocht Con Éireann (Greyhound Racing Ireland) welcomes the allocation of €19.2M from the Horse & Greyhound Fund 2021 for greyhound racing. The 2021 allocation represents an increase of €2.4M on the corresponding allocation for 2020.


GREYHOUND VIEW EPISODE 47

GRI

13 October 2020

This 2002 Greyhound View episode includes racing from Tralee, the Puppy Derby from Newbridge and Oaks action from Harold's Cross.


ENTRIES URGENTLY REQUIRED FOR SELACHII LEGAL MUNSTER JUVENILE CUP

Peter Farrell

12 October 2020

Owners and Trainers please note that the closing date for entries for the Selachii Legal Munster Juvenile Cup at Clonmel will remain open for a further 24 hours.


ENTRIES NOW OPEN FOR THE FRIENDS OF LIMERICK IRISH ST. LEGER

Peter Farrell

12 October 2020

Owners & trainers please note that the entry book is now open for the ‘Friends of Limerick Irish St. Leger’ at Limerick Greyhound Stadium.


GREYHOUND VIEW EPISODE 46

GRI

9 October 2020

This 2002 Greyhound View episode includes the Connacht Derby from Galway, the BoyleSports Champion Stakes Final in Shelbourne Park, Oaks action from Harold's Cross plus they visit Lar Kinsella at home in Dublin.


THESE ARE OUR PEOPLE: PARTS 2 & 3

GRI

9 October 2020

A new chapter in Irish Greyhound Racing arrived last week. We are now Rásaíocht Con Éireann / Greyhound Racing Ireland. This sport of ours is formed by its people. As we turn the page to this new chapter, we wanted to showcase the people behind it.


GREYHOUND VIEW EPISODE 45

GRI

8 October 2020

This 2002 Greyhound View episode includes racing from Thurles for the Tipperary Cup, the Champion Stakes Semi-Finals in Shelbourne Park and the Longford Derby Final. They also visit Larry Byrne to catch up with him after Lifes Beauty's win in the Oaks.


GREYHOUND RACING IRELAND ANNOUNCE FREE- TO-VIEW FROM THE IRISH LAURELS

GRI

8 October 2020

In response to the recently announced Government restrictions and the move to “behind closed doors racing”, Greyhound Racing Ireland has decided to stream the remaining rounds of the Irish Greyhound Laurels free-to-view on Talking Dogs.


GREYHOUND VIEW EPISODE 44

GRI

7 October 2020

This 2002 Greyhound View episode includes the Cox Cup Final in Newbridge, the Longford Derby Semi-Final and the Final of the Sporting Press Irish Oaks in Shelbourne Park.


UPDATED CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE CARE & WELFARE OF THE GREYHOUND

GRI

7 October 2020

Rásaíocht Con Éireann (Greyhound Racing Ireland) has updated its Code of Practice for the Care & Welfare of the Greyhound and a draft of the updated code is available on www.grireland.ie


GREYHOUND VIEW EPISODE 38

GRI

6 October 2020

When we originally started to show classic racing programmes, some were missing or damaged. The good news is we have managed to recover some of those programmes so tonight, we go back to 2002 to episode number 38 of Greyhound View.


GOVERNMENT DECISION REGARDING LEVEL 3 – LIVING WITH COVID-19

GRI

6 October 2020

With effect from midnight tonight (Tuesday 6th October 2020) the country moves to Level 3 restrictions under the government’s plan, Recovery & Resilience – Living with Covid-19.


WATCH 2004 OAKS FINAL LIVE PROGRAMME

GRI

4 October 2020

Look back as Legal Moment wins the 2004 Irish Oaks Final in Shelbourne Park in this programme which aired live on RTE.


WATCH 2005 CHAMPION STAKES FINAL LIVE PROGRAMME

GRI

3 October 2020

Ger Canning, Michael Fortune, Tracey Piggot and Ian Fortune bring all the action from the Final of the Champion Stakes from Shelbourne Park, won by Droopys Maldini, plus bonus action from Galway for Race Week.


WACTH 1991 PUPPY DERBY FINAL LIVE PROGRAMME

GRI

2 October 2020

Look back on the action from the 1991 Puppy Derby Final in Harold's Cross in this live RTE programme with Ger Canning, Michael Fortune and Des Scahill.


A NEW CHAPTER FOR GREYHOUND RACING IN IRELAND

GRI

1 October 2020

Greyhound racing from today is governed by Rásaíocht Con Éireann (Greyhound Racing Ireland).


2008 GOLDEN JACKET FINAL LIVE TV PROGRAMME FROM GALWAY

IGB

29 September 2020

Michael & Ian Fortune present this programme which aired live in December 2008 on Setanta Sports


SELACHII LEGAL TO SPONSOR MUNSTER JUVENILE CUP

Peter Farrell

29 September 2020

Clonmel received a boost over the past number of days with the announcement that Selachii Legal have stepped in to sponsor one of the most prestigious puppy events on the greyhound racing calendar, the Munster Juvenile Cup.


LOOK BACK ON THE 1998 IRISH ST. LEGER FINAL

IGB

27 September 2020

Highlights of the 2008 Irish St. Leger Final night from Limer


WATCH 2009 IRISH CESAREWITCH FINAL - GREYHOUND VIEW LIVE

IGB

26 September 2020

Greyhound View live programme featuring the Final of the 2009 Irish Cesarewitch in Mullingar Greyhound Stadium.


WATCH 2004 CHAMPION STAKES FINAL LIVE RTE PROGRAMME

IGB

25 September 2020

Ger Canning, Michael Fortune, Ian Fortune and Tracey Piggot bring you all of the action from the 2004 Champion Stakes Final in Shelbourne Park as broadcast live on RTE. It also included racing action from Galway for Race W


WATCH 2003 OAKS FINAL LIVE PROGRAMME

IGB

24 September 2020

Axel Grease won the 2003 Sporting Press Irish Oaks Final in Shelbourne Park. Look back now on her victory in this live programme aired in July 2003 on RTE. Ger Canning, Michael Fortune and Ian Fortune bring you all of the action.


WATCH 1993 SPORTING PRESS IRISH OAKS FINAL LIVE RTE PROGRAMME

IGB

23 September 2020

Ger Canning, Michael Fortune and Des Scahill bring you all the action from the 1993 Sporting Press Irish Oaks Final.


VIDEO: 1995 IRISH OAKS FINAL LIVE BROADCAST

IGB

22 September 2020

Ger Canning, Michael Fortune & Des Scahill bring you all the action in this classic racing programme, the 1995 Sporting Press Irish Oaks Final. Of course it was a special one for Michael, not only working on the night but also co-owner of the winner! This programme aired live on RTE.


WATCH THE 2006 IRISH GREYHOUND DERBY FINAL

IGB

21 September 2020

Tonight's 8pm classic programme slot looks back on the 2006 Irish Greyhound Derby Final


VIDEO: 2020 BOYLESPORTS IRISH GREYHOUND DERBY

IGB

20 September 2020

Ian Fortune and Kevin Hennessy look back on the 2020 BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby Final


LOOK BACK AT LENSON BOCKO'S 2019 DERBY WIN

IGB

18 September 2020

Lenson Bocko, our reigning champion for the next 25 hours, claimed the title in Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium on 21st September last year.


LOOK BACK AT BALLYANNE SIM'S DERBY WIN

IGB

17 September 2020

In 2018 it was Ballyanne Sim's turn to add their name to the Derby Roll of Honour. Look back now on the BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby Final from 2018 now


GOOD NEWS WINS THE 2017 DERBY

IGB

16 September 2020

𝗢𝗨𝗥 𝗠𝗢𝗦𝗧 𝗣𝗢𝗣𝗨𝗟𝗔𝗥 𝗩𝗜𝗗𝗘𝗢 𝗘𝗩𝗘𝗥! In 2017, Good News delivered some great news for this connections as he secured his place in the record books as the Boylesports Irish Greyhound Derby champion.


LOOKBACK ON RURAL HAWAII'S DERBY WIN

IGB

15 September 2020

For Derby Final week, our 8pm classic slot will be all things Derby. Look back on the 2016 Final now.


LOOK BACK ON THE 2015 DERBY FINAL

IGB

14 September 2020

It's Derby Final week so we're looking back on Derby Finals past. Up tonight, it's 2015 and the victory of Ballymac Matt.


INDECON REPORT - ENNISCORTHY AND YOUGHAL GREYHOUND TRACKS

IGB

14 September 2020

GRI has announced that, following extensive engagement with representatives of Enniscorthy and Youghal Greyhound Tracks, individual agreements have been concluded with both tracks to continue in operation to the end of 2022 subject to a review in quarter 4 of 2021.


ON THIS DAY 2014: LOOK BACK AT THE DERBY FINAL

IGB

13 September 2020

For the week that's in it, we're going to continue our 8pm lookback at Derby Finals past.


WATCH: COLLEGE CAUSEWAY'S ROUTE TO DERBY VICTORY

IGB

12 September 2020

On this day in 2009, College Causeway was crowed the Irish Greyhound Derby champion. A very popular winner, this greyhound captivated fans throughout the competition. Look back at his route to victory now.


WATCH: DERBY 90 V 00

IGB

11 September 2020

We took a look at the 1990 Final and the 2000 Final, which of these do you think would win in a match race today? The Other Toss or Judicial Pride?


WATCH: 2005 IRISH GREYHOUND DERBY LIVE TV PROGRAMME

IGB

10 September 2020

Look back on the 2005 Irish Greyhound Derby Final in Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium as He Said So claimed the biggest prize in Irish Greyhound Racing. They also look back at the 2004 Final, won by Like A Shot. Ger Canning, Michael Fortune, Tracey Piggot and Ian Fortune present and commentate on this programme, aired live on RTE.


WATCH: 2003 IRISH GREYHOUND DERBY FINAL LIVE SKY PROGRAMME

IGB

9 September 2020

Another gem from the video archives - the live broadcast from SKY Sports for the 2003 Irish Greyhound Derby Final in Shelbourne Park. Look back now as Climate Control claims the biggest prize in Irish Greyhound Racing. Dave Smyth, Jonathan Hobbs, Errol Blythe & Darrell Williams present and guest on this programme live from Dublin.


WATCH: 1994 IRISH GREYHOUND DERBY FINAL LIVE TV PROGRAMME

IGB

8 September 2020

Look back on the 1994 Irish Greyhound Derby Final with Ger Canning, Michael Fortune and Des Scahill live on RTE Sport from Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium in Dublin.


WATCH: 1994 IRISH GREYHOUND DERBY SEMI-FINALS LIVE PROGRAMME

IGB

7 September 2020

Ger Canning, Michael Fortune and Des Scahill present and commentate on this 1994 RTE Sport programme featuring the Semi-Finals of the Irish Greyhound Derby in Shelbourne Park.


WATCH THE 1992 IRISH GREYHOUND DERBY LIVE TV PROGRAMME

IGB

6 September 2020

Look back now on the full RTE live TV programme from the 1992 Irish Greyhound Derby


WATCH THE 1990 DERBY FINAL

IGB

5 September 2020

Over the coming days, instead of your classic Greyhound View episodes, we've got some great Derby memories to relive, starting tonight with the 1990 Final, plus the Oaks & Champion Stakes of the same year.


COVID-19 UPDATED TRAP LOADING ARRANGEMENTS

IGB

2 September 2020

As part of its ongoing review of COVID-19 protocols, Greyhound Racing Ireland (GRI) proposes a change to the trap loading procedure.


THE EVOLUTION OF THE SHELBOURNE 550YD RECORD

Ian Fortune

26 August 2020

Pestana became the latest greyhound in an illustrious list to hold the Shelbourne Park 550yd record after posting a scarcely believable 28.99 on Saturday night.


GRI ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF TESTING REGIME

IGB

31 July 2020

The GRI has in recent years been introducing ongoing enhancements in its procedures and processes regarding the detection of banned substances and misuse of medication within the sport.


EXCLUSION ORDERS UNDER THE GREYHOUND INDUSTRY ACT 1958

IGB

30 July 2020

The GRI has been utilising powers under the Greyhound Industry Act, 1958, regarding the issue of Exclusion Orders in respect of individual parties where, following an investigation, the Board considers that the issue of an Exclusion Order is appropriate.


GRI PROTOCOL FOR PRESENTATIONS

IGB

23 July 2020

As part of the continuous review of protocols in relation to COVID-19, IGB have implemented a number of measures in place to safeguard Public Health and to minimise the risk of spread of the COVID-19 virus.


SHARE THE BIRTHDAY LOVE

IGB

2 July 2020

We all love to get treats for our birthday, but sometimes it’s just as rewarding to give something too.


FOLEY IMPRESSED BY SHELBOURNE

Ian Fortune

1 July 2020

It was most refreshing to read the words of Derek Foley in the Daily Star this morning as he painted a wonderful picture of Tuesday night’s action at Shelbourne Park.


IRISH GREYHOUND BOARD TAKES DELIVERY OF DOG AMBULANCE UTILITY VEHICLE

IGB

22 June 2020

Greyhound Racing Ireland has received delivery at Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium of the first greyhound ambulance utility vehicle which will assist in the transportation of injured greyhounds from the greyhound track.


LIMERICK GREYHOUND STADIUM DONATE TO UL HOSPITAL INTERIM CARE FACILITY

IGB

22 June 2020

The team at Limerick Greyhound Stadium supported the HSE frontline workers with a donation of radios for the UL field hospital which was opened to cater for non-coronavirus patients, including those who may have recovered from Covid-19.


ONLINE TRIAL BOOKINGS AND ONLINE RACE ENTRIES

IGB

18 June 2020

With the return to trialling and the re-introduction of racing many people have been taking advantage of online booking for trials. We’ve put together a simple outline of the process of booking both Official and Unofficial Trials and entering greyhound for racing online.


RACING GREYHOUND INJURY DATA SHOWS FURTHER REDUCTION IN 2019

IGB

2 June 2020

Rásaíocht Con Éireann, Greyhound Racing Ireland, today published details of injury data for 2019.


RACING SCHEDULE - JUNE TO DECEMBER 2020

IGB

29 May 2020

GRI is currently operating on the basis of a resumption of trialling activity with effect from 8th June and a resumption of racing activity behind closed doors from 29th June 2020. In the event that racing activity resumes earlier than 29th June, the Board will be in a position to accommodate same. Significant work has been done on the compilation of a racing calendar for the remainder of 2020.


COVID -19 - OWNERS AND TRAINERS PROTOCOLS FOR ATTENDING STADIA

IGB

28 May 2020

For the safety of the racing public, our staff and the wider community a number of changes will be in place when we return to trials and racing. Please familiarise yourself with the COVID-19 Owners and Trainers Protocol to understand your role and what changes you may need to make.


IRGT LAUNCH NEW FOSTER TO ADOPT SCHEME

IGB

19 May 2020

The Irish Retired Greyhound Trust (IRGT) have launched their new Foster to Adopt scheme today, with the aim of offering would-be adopters the chance to experience life with a retired greyhound.


THANK YOU TO ALL THOSE ON THE FRONTLINE

IGB

20 April 2020

A reminder to all of you on the frontline that we continue to appreciate your work.


TRACEABILITY SYSTEM PROCUREMENT PROCESS BEGINS AS GRI CONTINUE TO IMPLEMENT CARE & WELFARE MEASURES

IGB

14 November 2019

Greyhound Racing Ireland (GRI) has announced the commencement of a tender process for a greyhound traceability system which will monitor and record key life events for all registered greyhounds throughout their life.


NOTICE FOR GREYHOUND OWNERS/TRAINERS/KEEPERS/KENNELHANDS

IGB

21 October 2019

In the interests of greyhound welfare, it is important that any greyhounds injured during a race or showing any signs of distress or injury after a race are presented to the track veterinarian for immediate assessment.


GRI CARE & WELFARE INITIATIVES UPDATE - 26TH SEPTEMBER 2019

IGB

26 September 2019

Greyhound Racing Ireland (GR) continues to make significant progress in the areas of welfare and regulation under its Strategic Plan 2018-2022. The racing greyhound continues to be the most regulated of all canine breeds in Ireland. The following is an update on our care and welfare measures:


GRI WELCOMES PUBLIC RESPONSE AFTER GREYHOUND CARE LINE CALLS

IGB

4 September 2019

Greyhound Racing Ireland (GRI) has welcomed the public response to its confidential Greyhound Care Line during its first month of operations.


NEW CARE FUND FOR GREYHOUNDS ANNOUNCED BY GREYHOUND RACING IRELAND

IGB

6 August 2019

Greyhound Racing Ireland (GRI) today announced the establishment of a separate Care Fund dedicated to funding a variety of initiatives for the care and welfare of the greyhound including re-homing initiatives, greyhound support scheme, care centres, traceability system and other actions all designed to support the care and welfare of the racing greyhound.


GREYHOUND CARE – GRI INJURIES AT TRACKS RECOVERY SCHEME

IGB

6 August 2019

The IGB today announced a scheme to provide funding for the treatment of greyhounds which have been injured when racing at IGB licenced stadia.


GREYHOUND RACING IRELAND ANNOUNCES NEW CONFIDENTIAL PHONE LINE TO REPORT WELFARE CONCERNS

IGB

12 July 2019

Greyhound Racing Ireland (GRI) today announced the launch of a confidential phone line which will be available to members of the public to report greyhound welfare concerns.


IRISH RETIRED GREYHOUND TRUST PLEDGES CONTINUED SUPPORT TOWARDS PRIVATE REHOMING AGENCIES

IGB

11 July 2019

The Irish Retired Greyhound Trust (IRGT), established and operated by Greyhound Racing Ireland (GRI) has today pledged to maintain and enhance its support to a number of private rehoming agencies across the country.


GREYHOUND RACING IRELAND SCHEME AND PROVIDES ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL INCENTIVES FOR DOMESTIC REHOMINGS

IGB

3 July 2019

Greyhound Racing Ireland has confirmed an increase in financial support to private rehoming agencies for the rehoming of retired racing greyhounds in Ireland, as well as the extension of the GRI Scheme for Foster Care of Retired Racing Greyhounds, with the schemes coming into effect immediately.