TALKING DOGS ON THURSDAY EPISODE 17: LEGER FINALISTS

GRI

26 November 2020

Ahead of the 2020 Friends of Limerick Greyhound Stadium Irish St. Leger Final, Barry Drake brings us a special Leger Final bumper podcast. Barry chats to each of the trainers, Austin Noonan from the Friends of Limerick Greyhound Stadium committee and Racing Manager Liam Kennedy.


THREE OF PAUL‘S VERY BEST RETIRED

Ian Fortune

26 November 2020

Paul Hennessy yesterday confirmed the news that he has retired three of his very best trackers, Jaytee Taylor, Boylesports Xtra and Boylesports Joy.


KRISTOF TO BE CROWNED RPGTV LEGER CHAMP

Ian Fortune

26 November 2020

One of the feature races on the British calendar, the final of the £10,000 RPGTV St Leger, will take centre stage at Perry Barr this evening and it seems, barring accident, Roxholme Kristof will confirm his standing as the best stayer in the UK.


WEEKEND TOTE GUARANTEES

Ian Fortune

26 November 2020

On a busy weekend of racing action there is plenty to attract tote punters with a number of guaranteed trio and jackpot pools to chase.


MEET OUR LEGER FINALISTS: PART 2

GRI

25 November 2020

Catch up with our remaining Leger Finalists now with Ian Fortune.


MEET OUR LEGER FINALISTS: PART 1

GRI

25 November 2020

Ian Fortune chats to three of our 2020 Friends of Limerick Greyhound Stadium Irish St. Leger Finalists.


DECEMBER RACING SCHEDULE

GRI

25 November 2020

Confirmation of the racing schedule for December and the Christmas period.


WINTER RACING FESTIVAL REMINDER

Ian Fortune

25 November 2020

With the RCÉ/GRI Winter Racing Festival just a matter of days away, those intending to have a runner are reminded that entries will close on Monday at noon with strictly no exceptions.


“WARRIOR” ANTON HAS RUN HIS LAST RACE

Ian Fortune

25 November 2020

Over the past number of months, I’ve often found myself referring to Ballymac Anton as a warrior.


RCÉ CONSULTATION ON GUARDING OF GREYHOUNDS

GRI

25 November 2020

Rásaíocht Con Éireann seeks the consideration of industry stakeholders on appropriate amendments to the regulatory provision related to the guarding of greyhounds.


RCÉ CONSULTATION ON SEEDING FOR NOVICE GREYHOUNDS

GRI

25 November 2020

Rásaíocht Con Éireann seeks the consideration of industry stakeholders on appropriate amendments to the regulatory provision related to the changing of a seeding category for a novice greyhound when competing in an event.


YOUGHAL GREYHOUND SALES TUESDAY DECEMBER 8TH

25 November 2020

Entries invited for Upcoming Youghal Greyhound Sales to be held on Tuesday 8th December 2020.


OAKS TALK WITH THE SPORTING PRESS EPISODE 5 - THE FINAL EPISODE

GRI

24 November 2020

Ian Fortune and Declan O'Donoghue join forces for one last time for the final installment of Oaks Talk with the Sporting Press for 2020.


BECOME A NOMINATOR AND DO SOME GOOD

Ian Fortune

24 November 2020

The RCÉ/GRI Winter Racing Festival is less than a fortnight away and, while the country will be out of lockdown, there seems little chance of crowds being on hand to witness one of the great night’s racing of the year.


TRACK BOOKMAKERS KINGDOM DERBY 2020

Barry Drake

24 November 2020

The launch of the 2020 Track Bookmakers Kingdom Derby took place last week at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium.


FOSTER MOTHER REQUIRED

Ian Fortune

23 November 2020

A foster mother is urgently required in Nenagh.


TALKING LEGER EPISODE 4 - MONDAY 23RD NOVEMBER

GRI

23 November 2020

It's time for the penultimate installment of Talking Leger.


HOW TO REHOME YOUR RETIRED RACING GREYHOUND

GRI

23 November 2020

Is your Greyhound retired and ready for rehoming but you're not sure where to start? Here's some quick tips to get you started on the process.


BALLYMAC WILD ODDS-ON FOR ST. LEGER GLORY

Peter Farrell

23 November 2020

Ballymac Wild will bid to give Liam Dowling back-to-back Irish St. Leger’s this Saturday night at Limerick Greyhound Stadium and BoyleSports make the exceptional greyhound the 8/11, odds-on favourite ahead of the Classic decider.


DOOLIN DUKE POSTS SPARKLING TRIAL

Peter Farrell

23 November 2020

As well as the top class racing on offer at Limerick Greyhound Stadium last Saturday night, there were also a couple of notable trial performances prior to racing.


GREYHOUND VIEW EPISODE 94

GRI

22 November 2020

This Greyhound View episode from July 2003 includes then 2003 Sporting Press Irish Oaks Final and supporting races, the Longford Derby, the Semi-Finals of the Cox Cup, the Leinster Champion Puppy Stake in Enniscorthy and 575 Semi-Finals in Cork.


VIDEO: 2020 IRISH ST LEGER SEMI-FINALS

GRI

22 November 2020

Look back on the 2020 Friends Of Limerick Greyhound Stadium Irish St. Leger Semi-Finals


VIDEO: 2020 SPORTING PRESS IRISH OAKS FINAL

GRI

22 November 2020

Join Ian Fortune for the Final of the 2020 Sporting Press Irish Oaks in Shelbourne Park as Ballymac Beanie adds her name to the record books. We also catch up with winning trainer Declan Byrne and sponsor rep Pat Loughlin.


BRILLIANT BEANIE THE OAKS QUEEN

Ian Fortune

22 November 2020

It’s been pretty evident since her display in the opening round that Ballymac Beanie was a major player in this year’s Sporting Press Irish Oaks at Shelbourne Park and, on Saturday night, she completed a near foot-perfect march through the classic with a stunning display of front running to land the €25,000 prize.


NOTABLE TRIALS AT SHELBOURNE

Ian Fortune

22 November 2020

Graham Holland is clearly planning a big tilt at the GRI Winter Racing Festival and he gave a couple of his stars a blow out at Shelbourne Park on Saturday evening ahead of racing.


WILD THE STANDOUT AS CASH READY DELIVERS IN ST. LEGER SEMIS AT LIMERICK

Peter Farrell

22 November 2020

With the added incentive of being able to view Limerick’s Irish St. Leger semi final card via Talking Dogs last night, viewers were treated to two fantastic semi final performances which saw Ballymac Wild steal the show for the second week running as he produced another thoroughly impressive display.


REMEMBER THE NAME "BALLYMAC CASHOUT"

Barry Drake

22 November 2020

The Denis Linehan Solicitors Unraced Stake got off to a flying start in Curraheen Park on Saturday night.


JOE & LUKE LOOK AT THE LEGER SEMIS ON LIVE 95

GRI

21 November 2020

Joe Sheahan joined Luke Liddy on Limerick's Live 95 ahead of tonight's Irish St. Leger Semi-Finals.


BRIAN COLLINS CHATS CORK RACING WITH BARRY DRAKE

Barry Drake

21 November 2020

Curraheen Park Racing Manager Brian Collins speaking to Barry Drake on CRY 104FM about tonight's racing in Cork and upcoming events.


TAYLOR HAS ANOTHER SPIN

Ian Fortune

21 November 2020

Boylesports Derby champion Newinn Taylor had a trial at Shelbourne Park on Saturday night as he continues his preparations ahead of a return to racing action.


ROCKET SETS THE DUBLIN CUP PACE

Ian Fortune

21 November 2020

The valuable DGOBA Dublin Cup provided some superb racing action at HQ on Friday night and the headlines went to Rockettothethird as he lived up to his name by setting the standard with a most impressive 28.50 return in Heat 4.


A VISIT TO TRAINER JOHN A. LINEHAN

GRI

20 November 2020

We visited trainer John A. Linehan at home in Cork following his recent Laurels success in Curraheen Park with Runninta Seeya. John gave us a look behind the scenes in his kennels and talked about how he became involved in Greyhound Racing.


RÁSAÍOCHT CON ÉIREANN / GREYHOUND RACING IRELAND SUPPORTING SAFER GAMBLING WEEK

GRI

19 November 2020

Let’s talk about safer gambling. RCÉ/GRI and Tote supporting Safer Gambling Week 2020 which begins today.


IRISH GREYHOUND REVIEW ANNUAL VOLUME 43 – 2021 - NOW ON SALE

17 November 2020

Irish Greyhound Review Annual Volume 43 – 2021 - Now On Sale


GREYHOUND RACING IRELAND ANNOUNCE FREE- TO-VIEW FROM THE FRIENDS OF LIMERICK GREYHOUND STADIUM IRISH ST. LEGER

GRI

17 November 2020

In response to current restrictions in place and the continued operation of “racing behind closed doors racing”, Rásaíocht Con Éireann / Greyhound Racing Ireland has announced that the remaining rounds of the Irish St. Leger, kindly sponsored by Friends of Limerick Greyhound Stadium will be streamed free to view on Talking Dogs.


MARATHON CONTEST ADDED TO WINTER FESTIVAL

Ian Fortune

17 November 2020

It was confirmed yesterday that an 850yd contest has been added to the billing for the GRI Winter Racing Festival after interest had been expressed from both owners and trainers.


LISTEN BACK: NEWSTALK VISIT THE GREYHOUND PETS OF IRELAND CARE CENTRE

GRI

16 November 2020

Newtalk's Pat Kenny Show visited the new Greyhound Pets of Ireland Tipperary Care Centre and aired the piece on the visit this morning. Missed it? Listen back now.


CHANGE TO THURLES START TIME

Peter Farrell

13 November 2020

Owners and Trainers please note that there will be an earlier start time at Thurles Park going forward.


ANNUAL ACCOUNTS 2019 FOR RÁSAÍOCHT CON ÉIREANN/GREYHOUND RACING IRELAND

GRI

12 November 2020

The annual accounts 2019 representing the final set of accounts under the name Bord na gCon, (now Rásaíocht Con Éireann), have been published. This follows on from the statutory audit undertaken by the Comptroller & Auditor General and the laying of the accounts before the Houses of the Oireachtas this week in accordance with established practice.


WINTER RACING FESTIVAL FOR RPGTV

Ian Fortune

11 November 2020

Just days after the unveiling of the GRI Winter Racing Festival, it has been announced that Racing Post Greyhound Television will be showing the second evening of the festival as part of their live programme on Saturday, December 5th.


OFFICIAL TRIAL SCHEDULE

GRI

6 November 2020

Official Trial schedule with effect from Monday 9th November.


A WINTER FESTIVAL TO GET EXCITED ABOUT

Ian Fortune

5 November 2020

Following the postponement of the 2020 Night of Stars, Greyhound Racing Ireland have stepped forward in a swift manner to fill the gap on the calendar with a hugely exciting weekend of racing action.


UPDATE ON THE PROCEDURE OF EQUAL DISTRIBUTIONS OF SEEDING CATEGORIES - SWEEPSTAKE DRAWS

GRI

4 November 2020

The following Procedure for Sweepstake Trap Draws, which facilitates an Equal Distribution of Seeding in Sweepstakes, has been developed by Rásaíocht Con Éireann and will apply to the Trap Draw for the First Round of Sweepstakes which are to be drawn on or after Thursday 5th November 2020 and will apply to subsequent rounds of these Sweepstakes thereafter.


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

GRI

3 November 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


ADJUSTED RACING SCHEDULE DURING LEVEL 5

GRI

2 November 2020

RCÉ/GRI has temporarily adjusted race nights in some locations while racing operates behind closed doors in Level 5.


SPREAD THE WORD

Ian Fortune

29 October 2020

Yesterday’s news of the launch of the first dedicated Greyhound Care Centre came as a real shot in the arm for the sport.


RÁSAÍOCHT CON ÉIREANN/GREYHOUND RACING IRELAND (GRI) ADOPTS ITS BUDGET FOR 2021

GRI

29 October 2020

GRI’s budget for 2021 has been prepared against a very challenging and changing operating environment due to the impact of Covid-19. The budget has taken account of the government’s plan Resilience & Recovery – Living with Covid under which greyhound racing is permitted under all 5 levels of the plan but with much reduced attendance permitted at Levels 1 & 2.


THE IRISH RETIRED GREYHOUND TRUST AND RÁSAÍOCHT CON ÉIREANN ( RCÉ) LAUNCH THEIR FIRST EVER RACING GREYHOUND CARE CENTRE

GRI

28 October 2020

Today Rásaíocht Con Éireann (RCÉ) in partnership with The Irish Retired Greyhound Trust announced the next chapter in Irish Greyhound racing with the launch of its first dedicated Greyhound Care Centre.


GREYHOUND RACING IRELAND TAKES DELIVERY OF ADDITIONAL DOG AMBULANCE UTILITY VEHICLES

GRI

27 October 2020

As part of its Care & Welfare Programme, Rásaíocht Con Éireann / Greyhound Racing Ireland has received delivery of a further two dog ambulance utility vehicles which are being assigned to Kingdom Greyhound Stadium, Tralee and Limerick Greyhound Stadium.


VIDEO: 2020 IRISH CESAREWITCH FINAL

GRI

26 October 2020

Look back now on Meenagh Miracle's victory in Mullingar last Saturday night.


VIDEO: 2020 IRISH LAURELS FINAL

GRI

25 October 2020

Look back on the action from Curraheen Park last night as Runninta Seeya claimed the 2020 Irish Laurels Final.


LEVEL 5: GREYHOUND RACING BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

GRI

23 October 2020

Greyhound Owners & Trainers are advised to save this page or print it to produce to a member of An Garda Síochána if required.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.