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What to expect from a night at the dogs

Are you getting ready for your first night at the dogs? Not sure what to expect? Don’t worry! In this guide we’ll tell you everything you can expect when you attend a great night of racing action at any of our superb greyhound stadiums across Ireland. What’s stopping you?

A night out with a difference

A night out at the dogs certainly beats the usual pint and curry you’ve done a million times before – so why not try something with a difference? All our visitors enjoy a fun night of racing action, great food and drink options and of course, an atmosphere that’s totally electric. If you need a venue for a work night our or some corporate entertaining, one of our private suites might be the answer. We’re also completely child-friendly, so why not make an evening of it with the whole family?

Great food

Great food is just one of the reasons our visitors keep coming back to us time and time again, and we pride ourselves on being able to cater to all tastes, whether you’re after a buffet style feast, cocktail nibbles or an impressive fine dining experience. Our stadiums’ grandstand restaurants allow you to book a seat with the best view in the house thanks to their glass-fronts, and drink and Tote services are available at your table for your convenience too. Our great value restaurant packages also include admission and a race programme (worth €10), so not only is it an exciting night out with fantastic food, but it’s great value too.

Exciting racing action

Whether you want to place a bet or two, or just get caught up in the anticipation and be an avid spectator, you can’t get away from the exciting racing action at every single one of our greyhound stadiums. If you’re wondering what to expect at one of these racing nights, why not come along and experience the thrill of it first hand? There’s nothing quite like it! 

Packages tailored to you and your group

We know that ‘one size fits all’ has never been a great approach, which is why our stadiums are equipped to deal with groups of all types, who all want a great night out. No matter what the occasion is, whether it’s a work night out, a hen or stag party, birthday groups, or celebrating a communion or confirmation, we can help you have a great time. Our stadiums are ideal for all adult groups, but we’re just as good at family fun, so no matter what the age range in your party, we’ll happy cater for it. If you're bringing the kids, don't panic, we 

A Little Flutter

Will it be your lucky night? You can cheer on our amazing greyhounds and of course bet on your favourites to add an additional thrill to the overall buzz of the evening. Whether you’re a savvy better or it’s just pot luck, you could win big when you spend at night at the dogs with Irish Greyhound Board.  Best of all, if you book a restaurant package in one of our stadium restaurants, you get bar and Tote betting services straight to your table.


A night out at the dogs is a great way to spend an evening – racing action, great food and a fantastic buzz – what could be better? Now that you know what to expect, book your ideal night out at any of our stadiums, with great value restaurant packages and monthly offers. Get ready for a great night out unlike any other.