LET THE FESTIVITIES CONTINUE

Ian Fortune

5 December 2020

Those in action on Friday certainly played their part in setting the tone in the GRI/RCÉ Winter Racing Festival.


WATCH ALL THE ACTION LIVE

Ian Fortune

5 December 2020

Don’t forget to tune into Racing Post Greyhound Television to view all the action from Shelbourne Park and the GRI/ RCÉ Winter Racing Festival live this evening.


FESTIVAL KICKS OFF WITH A BANG

Ian Fortune

5 December 2020

The inaugural GRI/ RCÉ Winter Racing Festival got underway with a real bang at Shelbourne Park on Friday night.


BALLYMAC CAN CASHOUT IN CURRAHEEN FEATURE

Barry Drake

5 December 2020

BALLYMAC Cashout can make it three wins from as many starts by taking tonight's feature at Curraheen Park, the final of the €5,000 to the winner Denis Linehan Solicitors Unraced Stake.


GREAT NAME THAT, QUICKEST ON THE CLOCK IN OPENING ROUND OF KINGDOM DERBY

Barry Drake

5 December 2020

LIAM DOWLING'S Great Name That was quickest on the clock in the opening round of the Track Bookmakers Kingdom Derby at Tralee on Friday night.


GREYHOUND VIEW EPISODE 97

GRI

4 December 2020

This 2003 Greyhound View episode includes the Semi-Finals of the Newbridge Puppy Derby, Finals from Tralee and Shelbourne Park, the Fair Warrior Semi-Finals in Mullingar, a visit to Pat Buckley and a look ahead to the 2003 Derby.


THE IDEAL GIFT FOR THE GREYHOUND RACING LOVER IN YOUR LIFE

GRI

4 December 2020

The Irish Greyhound Review is always a big hit every Christmas, make sure you pick up your copy now! Last date for some international postage is approaching.


WINTER RACING FESTIVAL RACE PROGRAMME

GRI

4 December 2020

The RCÉ/GRI Winter Racing Festival takes place this weekend in Shelbourne Park. Follow the action from home with Barking Buzz and RPGTV using your virtual race programme.


CHICK PROGRESSES IN BRITISH OAKS

Ian Fortune

4 December 2020

Ireland’s sole representative, Swanley Chick progressed from the opening round of the Property192 British Oaks at Swindon on Thursday evening.


GREYHOUND VIEW EPISODE 96

GRI

3 December 2020

This Greyhound View episode from August 2003 includes the Champion Stakes in Shelbourne Park, an Enniscorthy Final, Semi-Finals from Tralee and the Winner of Two competition in Shelbourne.


SALES AT YOUGHAL GREYHOUND STADIUM – 8TH DECEMBER 2020

GRI

3 December 2020

Management at Youghal Greyhound Stadium have reported a strong interest in the upcoming Sales at Youghal Greyhound Stadium on Tuesday 8th of December and the Sales will proceed as scheduled.


TALKING DOGS ON THURSDAY EPISODE 18: DECLAN BYRNE & PAT DOBBS

Barry Drake

3 December 2020

Ballymac Beanie claimed the 2020 Sporting Press Irish Oaks in Shelbourne Park last month. Barry Drake catches up with trainer Declan Byrne & jockey and part-owner Pat Dobbs.


WEEKEND TOTE GUARANTEES

Ian Fortune

3 December 2020

With the RCÉ Winter Racing Festival dominating this weekend’s action, it’s no surprise to see a number of tote guarantees at Shelbourne Park to accommodate punters watching from home.


WATCH: TALKING DOGS WINTER RACING FESTIVAL PREVIEW

GRI

2 December 2020

Just a couple of days to go until the Rásaíocht Con Éireann /Greyhound Racing Ireland Winter Racing Festival in Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium. Ian Fortune, Tommy Lyons & Barry Drake look ahead to a big night, join them for a chat.


FESTIVAL OFFERS UNBELIEVABLE RACING

Ian Fortune

2 December 2020

Just days shy of the RCÉ/GRI Winter Racing Festival, the cards were yesterday released for Friday and Saturday and it was certainly worth the wait.


FOSTER MOTHER URGENTLY REQUIRED

GRI

2 December 2020

Foster Mother urgently required in the North Kerry area.


WINTER RACING FESTIVAL SATURDAY TRAP DRAW

GRI

1 December 2020

A look behind the scenes at the computerised trap draw for Saturday night's Winter Racing Festival.


RECENT RCÉ MEDIA ACTIVITY

GRI

1 December 2020

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.


2021 TO KICK-OFF IN STYLE AT CLONMEL

Peter Farrell

1 December 2020

The second half of 2020 has saw top class racing come thick and fast and it will be more of the same in 2021 as the Rural Hawaii @ Stud Unraced, held at Clonmel Greyhound Stadium, looks set to kick-off the New Year in style.


MIRACLE TO HAVE A REST

Ian Fortune

1 December 2020

Michael Corr confirmed yesterday evening that his superstar, Meenagh Miracle will have a rest following an incredible period in which she ran up the Boylesports Derby, won the Cesarewitch at Mullingar and finished third in the Friends of Limerick St Leger on Saturday night.


MATTHEWS EYEING PUPPY DERBY

Ian Fortune

1 December 2020

Damien Matthews confirmed this morning, that all going to plan, he will have two runners in the Star Sports Puppy Derby which commences at Towcester on Sunday evening.


ANGLO IRISH SALES SCHEDULE

Ian Fortune

1 December 2020

Anglo Irish Greyhound Sales (AIGS) has announced its plans for next year which includes the introduction of online bidding at its auctions.


YOUGHAL GREYHOUND SALES TUESDAY DECEMBER 8TH

Barry Drake

1 December 2020

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


TALKING LEGER EPISODE 5 - THE FINAL EPISODE

GRI

30 November 2020

For one last time in 2020, Ian Fortune, Tommy Lyons and Barry Drake are Talking Leger.


LEGER HERO READY TO GO BUT WILL HAVE A LAYOFF

Ian Fortune

30 November 2020

Epic Hero lived up to his name on Saturday night when racing clear of his rivals in the final of the Friends of Limerick Irish St Leger.


A VISIT TO TRAINER GRAHAM HOLLAND & FAMILY

GRI

29 November 2020

We visited trainer Graham Holland and his family at home for a glimpse into their day-to-day life with their greyhounds. They recall their journey in racing, their first Irish Classic victory with the memorable Sevenheads Bay in the Laurels and of course their most recent classic victory in the 2020 BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby.


VIDEO: 2020 FRIENDS OF LIMERICK GREYHOUND STADIUM IRISH ST. LEGER FINAL

GRI

29 November 2020

Look back now on Epic Hero's Leger victory and hear from trainer Thomas O'Donovan.


MOVING TO LEVEL 3

GRI

29 November 2020

Following the Taoiseach’s announcement Friday night the country moves to Level 3 on 1st December with a gradual further relaxation of restrictions during the month of December.


AN OUTSTANDING NIGHT OF RACING AT SHELBOURNE PARK

Ian Fortune

29 November 2020

There was some outstanding racing at Shelbourne Park on Saturday night with great variety on offer throughout but the undoubted feature were the semi-finals of the €12,500 IGOBF National Puppy Stake.


EPIC PERFORMANCE FROM HERO TO CAP OFF ST. LEGER IN STYLE

Peter Farrell

29 November 2020

After five weeks of pulsating action at Limerick Greyhound Stadium, last night saw Epic Hero crowned the 2020 Friends of Limerick Irish St. Leger Champion as he produced a masterful performance to seal his spot in the record books.


TWO ON THE BOUNCE FOR BALLYMAC CASHOUT

Barry Drake

29 November 2020

BALLYMAC CASHOUT (Droopys Sydney-Ballymac Razl) made it two wins from as many starts when delivering another top-class performance in Saturday night's second semi-final of the Denis Linehan Solicitors Unraced Stake at Curraheen Park.


BRIAN & BARRY CHAT CORK RACING ON AIR ON CRY

GRI

28 November 2020

Brian Collins joins Barry Drake on air to chat about racing events in Curraheen Park including the Semi-Finals of the Denis Linehan Unraced.


TOM SETS DUBLIN CUP PACE

Ian Fortune

28 November 2020

As predicted, Friday’s second round action in the DGOBA Dublin Cup provided some superb racing at Shelbourne Park on Friday evening and, while each of the four heat winners impressed, honour of going fastest went to Paul Smith and Brenda Powderly’s Ballybough Tom.


DERBY CHAMPIONS TRIAL AGAIN

Ian Fortune

28 November 2020

Kennel mates and Derby champions Lenson Bocko and Newinn Taylor trialed again at Shelbourne Park on Friday ahead of their intended targets at the RCÉ/ GRI Winter Racing Festival.


NOTTINGHAM THROWS HAT IN ENGLISH DERBY RING

Ian Fortune

28 November 2020

Arena Racing Company (ARC) yesterday released a statement confirming their plans for open racing at their four stadia, Newcastle, Nottingham, Perry Barr and Sunderland, for 2021.


ALERT FROM RCÉ

GRI

26 November 2020

RCÉ / GRI has been advised by members of the greyhound community of contact being made by text and phone in recent days from parties claiming to be from other countries and wishing to acquire greyhounds.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.