In response to the recent media attention surrounding the funding of our industry, Rásaíocht Con Éireann / Greyhound Racing Ireland have participated in media interviews, offered representation and issued response to commentary over the last week.


RCÉ / GRI CEO Gerard Dollard partipcated in an on-air interview on Newstalk Breakfast last week where he reiterated that the Governing body is committed to tackling welfare issues in the industry.

You can read more and listen to the piece on the Newstalk website here.

Irish Examiner

RCÉ / GRI CEO Gerard Dollard issued a ‘Letter to the Editor’ in response to their article Dáil to hear motion for phase-out of greyhound funding

Click here to read: Letter to the Editor: Claims greyhound tracks predicted to lose €30m a 'misrepresentation'

Radio Kerry

Listen to the interview here:


Kildare FM:

Listen to the interview here: (skip to 4:45 to start)


East Coast Radio:

Listen to the interview here:


Morning Ireland

RCÉ / GRI had agreed to participate in a segment on Morning Ireland but this did not go ahead.

Today FM

RCÉ / GRI had also committed to an on-air discussion but this was declined as they made the decision to have input from Holly Cairns and Michael Healy Rae.

RCÉ / GRI engaged with in response to their coverage of the Dáil motion brought forward by the Social Democrats.