ANOTHER BUSY IRISH FOCUS

Ian Fortune

21 February 2024

There is certainly to plenty to reflect upon from the past weekend in Irish greyhound racing.


PAT JONES

21 February 2024

Greyhound racing lost a great friend and hugely talented handler in recent days with the sad passing of Pat Jones.


CARRICKFERGUS HAS MARTIN DREAMING

Ian Fortune

20 February 2024

There was a welcome return to Shelbourne Park for a familiar name on Friday evening as Martin Fortune sent out the promising Carrickfergus to come home clear in the semi-final of the TIME Greyhound Nutrition A3 575 in a rapid 31.46.


ADDITIONAL CESAREWITCH TRIAL SESSIONS AT MULLINGAR

Ian Fortune

20 February 2024

There will be additional unofficial trial sessions for Cesarewitch entrants on Sunday, February 25th and Sunday, March 3rd between 12 and 1pm.


TALKING GOLD CUP EPISODE 3 MONDAY 19TH FEBRUARY

GRI

19 February 2024

The Tote Gold Cup action in Shelbourne Park might take the headlines but there is plenty of action across the country for Ian and Tommy to discuss tonight.


FOSTER MOTHER REQUIRED CO. TYRONE

Ian Fortune

19 February 2024

A foster mother is urgently required in Co. Tyrone.


ALL EYES ON THE TIME GREYHOUND NUTRITION CORK CUP AT CURRAHEEN PARK

Barry Drake

19 February 2024

The 2024 TIME Greyhound Nutrition Cork Cup has produced some fantastic racing in Curraheen Park over the last two weeks.


CESAREWITCH ENTRIES OPEN

GRI

19 February 2024

Details on entries & trials for this year's Irish Cesarewitch


COCO FAVOURITE TO TAKE GOLD

Ian Fortune

19 February 2024

After two brilliant displays in the past fortnight, Boylesports Coco has been installed the 15-8 favourite with Boylesports to land the Tote Gold Cup at Shelbourne Park on Saturday night.


SUPER MODEL QUICKEST IN DROOPYS CHAMPION BITCH STAKE

Peter Farrell

18 February 2024

It was a stacked card at Thurles Greyhound Stadium on Saturday night with the semi finals of the Droopys Stud Champion Bitch Stake serving as the feature.


DRAMA APLENTY IN GOLD CUP

Ian Fortune

18 February 2024

The unpredictable nature of greyhound racing is perhaps what makes it so riveting. On Saturday night, at Shelbourne Park, the semi-finals of the Tote Gold Cup provided a real highlight but little went to script, although both Deadly Style and Boylesports Coco were worthy heat winners.


ABBIE IN RECORD BREAKING FORM AT MULLINGAR

Ian Fortune

18 February 2024

Hawkfield Abbie stole the headlines at Mullingar on Saturday night, setting new figures for the 550yd trip in the opening round of the Kilbride Kennels Midlands Derby.


CORONA’S OUTLAW LANDS WHEATLEY MEMORIAL

Ian Fortune

17 February 2024

The final of the Eamon Wheatley Memorial A4/A5 may have been run a week later than scheduled at Newbridge on Friday night but Corona Ryan won’t care a jot as her progressive, early paced youngster Beaming Outlaw emerged a tremendous winner.


SENSATIONAL DEBUT PERFORMANCE FROM COOLAVANNY OTTO IN JUVENILE CLASSIC

Barry Drake

17 February 2024

COOLAVANNY OTTO (Droopys Sydney-Westwind Jet) delivered a sensational winning performance in the opening round of the 2024 Juvenile Classic in Tralee on Friday night.


TALKING DOGS ON THURSDAY EPISODE 157: SHANE RIGNEY & MARK J. FANNING

GRI

16 February 2024

A double episode this week as Barry chats to two guests; Shane Rigney and Mark J. Fanning.


NATIONAL GREYHOUND RACING AWARDS 2023 SET FOR APRIL 12TH, 2024 IN LIMERICK GREYHOUND STADIUM

GRI

16 February 2024

It has been confirmed that the National Greyhound Racing Awards for the year 2023 will take place on Friday, April 12th, 2024, at Limerick Greyhound Stadium.


ENNISCORTHY GEARING UP FOR A BIG MARCH

Ian Fortune

16 February 2024

Enniscorthy is currently getting ready for a big return to action in March.


TWO PUPS MISSING IN YOUGHAL AREA

GRI

15 February 2024

Two greyhound pups have been reported missing in the Youghal area of Cork. UPDATE: ONE HAS BEEN FOUND


TALKING GOLD CUP 2024 EPISODE 2 TUESDAY 13TH FEB

GRI

15 February 2024

Join Ian and Tommy for some great greyhound racing chat!


TALKING DOGS ON THURSDAY PODCAST UPDATE

GRI

15 February 2024

Due to studio maintenance, this week’s Talking Dogs on Thursday episode will be released on Friday.


DENIS O’MALLEY

15 February 2024

It came as a shock to hear the sad news that the hugely popular figure and leading handler Denis O’Malley passed away earlier this week.


SALES FIXTURES FOR 2024

GRI

15 February 2024

The next 3 Sales Meeting dates have been confirmed.


THE IRISH CESAREWITCH 600 RETURNS IN 2024 WITH AN EXCITING NEW FORMAT

GRI

14 February 2024

The anticipation is building as the 2024 Irish Cesarewitch gears up to showcase an exhilarating new format, promising two runs for a first prize of €10,000.


JOHN MULLANE LAUNCHES LOVE YOUR CLUB CAMPAIGN WITH GREYHOUND RACING IRELAND

GRI

13 February 2024

This Valentine's season, Greyhound Racing Ireland is thrilled to announce an exciting competition aimed at supporting grassroots sports clubs and celebrating the passion of local athletes. In collaboration with former Waterford Senior Hurler John Mullane, we are proud to launch the "#LoveYourClub" campaign.


MURTY TOPS KILKENNY SALE

Ian Fortune

13 February 2024

There was a large turnout at the Kilkenny sales on Saturday morning, February 10th, while lively online interest resulted plenty of business throughout the auction.


UP THE STYLE A MUM

Ian Fortune

13 February 2024

Alan Dobbs shared some great news on social media yesterday, showing a video and picture of new doting mother Up The Style.


TALKING GOLD CUP EPISODE 2 LIVE TUESDAY 8PM

GRI

12 February 2024

In a change to our normal Monday schedule (Bank Holidays excluding), this week’s episode of Talking Dogs and Talking Gold Cup will be live on Tuesday 13th from 8pm. Check back then for all the latest greyhound racing chat.


BROWNSTOWN TANGO & NTSC UNRACED APPROACHING FAST AT NEWBRIDGE

Ian Fortune

12 February 2024

What do Droopys Curio, Unlock Unlock, Susie Sapphire, Slick Sakina, Boylesports Coco, Lets Go Bubbles, Crafty Shivoo and so many more female superstars have in common?


GREYHOUND RACING IRELAND ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL BREEDERS BONUS PAYMENT

GRI

12 February 2024

Greyhound Racing Ireland Announces Additional Breeders Bonus Payment for Oaks & Bitch Stakes


SPEED DEMONS THRILL IN GOLD CUP

Ian Fortune

11 February 2024

It may have been a chilly Saturday in Dublin but the second round action in the Tote Gold Cup certainly helped to heat up proceedings at Shelbourne Park with some of Ireland’s best displaying sensational early speed.


ANNIE SETS THE STANDARD IN DROOPYS CHAMPION BITCH OPENER

Peter Farrell

11 February 2024

The opening round heats of the Droopys Stud Champion Bitch Stake featured on Saturday night’s card at Thurles Park and it was Annie on Faya who set the standard with a blistering performance trainer Murt Leahy.


A TREBLE FOR TEAM HOLLAND IN THE OPENING ROUND OF THE CORK CUP

Barry Drake

11 February 2024

The 2024 TIME Greyhound Nutrition Cork Cup got off to a flying start in Curraheen Park on Saturday night.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, SATURDAY 10/2/2024

GRI

10 February 2024

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Saturday 10/2/2024:


KODI BRINGS UP MARTIN’S TON

Ian Fortune

10 February 2024

There were two finals up for decision at Shelbourne Park on Friday night with Unanimous Kodi and Lion Dancer emerging at good prices.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, FRIDAY 9/2/2024

GRI

9 February 2024

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Friday 9/2/2024:


PHILIP HEFFERNAN

9 February 2024

It’s with sadness we must report the passing of one of the great owners and gentlemen of greyhound racing, Philip Heffernan.


O’MUIRCHEARTAIGH FLYING FLAG IN NEWCASTLE

Ian Fortune

9 February 2024

National Puppy Stake third OMuircheartaigh was flying the flag for Ireland at Newcastle on Thursday evening as he went fastest of the three semi-final winners in the Arc Northern Puppy Derby.


AVAILABLE APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRPERSON OF RÁSAÍOCHT CON ÉIREANN

GRI

8 February 2024

The Minister for Agriculture, Food & the Marine now invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the role of Chairperson to the Board of Rásaíocht Con Éireann (RCÉ), Greyhound Racing Ireland.


TALKING DOGS ON THURSDAY EPISODE 156: PAUL HENNESSY

GRI

8 February 2024

This week Barry chats to legendary greyhound and horse trainer, Paul Hennessy. Have a listen now!


MIDLANDS DERBY JUST AROUND THE CORNER

Ian Fortune

8 February 2024

Last year’s Kilbride Kennels Midland’s Derby at Mullingar saw Vinegar Joe go unbeaten through the competition to emerge a tremendous winner.


SENSATIONAL GIZMO BOWS OUT

Ian Fortune

7 February 2024

Just a month shy of his fourth birthday, one of the greatest sprinters of this century, Gizmo Cash, has been retired from racing.


TALKING GOLD CUP EPISODE 1 MONDAY 6TH FEBRUARY

GRI

6 February 2024

Our favourite greyhound racing chat is back for the first time in 2024!


ROMEO TAYLOR CROWNED 2024 RURAL KENNELS UNRACED CHAMP

Peter Farrell

5 February 2024

It was one of the biggest nights of the year at Clonmel greyhound stadium on Sunday as the final of the Rural Kennels Open Unraced 525 took centre stage and there was a shock on the cards as Romeo Taylor lowered the colours of the 1/2 favourite, Ballymac Danica.


SYDNEY STEALS HEADLINE WITH GOLD CUP DOMINATION

Ian Fortune

4 February 2024

The 2024 Tote Gold Cup got underway at Shelbourne Park on Saturday night and those present were treated to some truly exceptional racing.


BAREFOOT IN ON FIRE IN BORN WARRIOR DECIDER AT LIMERICK

Peter Farrell

4 February 2024

There was €3,000 up for grabs in the final of the Born Warrior @ Stud A1/A2 525 at Limerick Greyhound Stadium last night and it went the way of Barefoot On Fire as he produced a determined performance for Bryan and Kathleen Murphy.


SUPPORTING ACT AT CLONMEL SERVES UP SOME FINAL DISPLAYS

Peter Farrell

4 February 2024

Ahead of a huge night at Clonmel Greyhound Stadium tonight with the Rural Kennels Open Unraced going down for decision, the Suirside venue also hosted three sweepstake finals on Saturday night and there were also some fine performances on the undercard.


A GOLD RUSH IN DUBLIN

Ian Fortune

3 February 2024

The very best and sharpest greyhounds in training will be on show at Shelbourne Park as the traditional curtain raiser, the Tote Gold Cup gets underway.


ROSE BLOOMS IN DUBLIN CUP DECIDER

Ian Fortune

3 February 2024

Hello Rose had improved with almost every one of her eight career starts prior to her appearance in the final of the Dublin Cup at Shelbourne Park on Friday night and right on queue she produced her very best run to date to emerge a fully deserving winner of the valuable prize.


MAX FASTEST IN WHEATLEY MEMORIAL

Ian Fortune

3 February 2024

Max Pay may have been a 5-1 chance in the opening semi-final of the Eamon Wheatley Memorial at Newbridge on Friday but she belied his price, leading late to score by the minimum margin in a standard setting 29.46.


A NEW ERA AWAITS AT SHELBOURNE

Ian Fortune

2 February 2024

Shelbourne Park is the most famous greyhound racing venue on the planet. There is no other venue that can match it for history, atmosphere or prestige.


YOUGHAL TRACK SUPPORTERS CLUB AGM

Barry Drake

2 February 2024

A great crowd turned out on Thursday night for the Youghal Track Supporters Club annual AGM.


OUR PEOPLE THE GENERATIONS: MEET THE O'CONNELLS FROM CORK

GRI

31 January 2024

We took a visit to Cork to visit the O'Connell family, of Gaytime fame, to share their story as part of the Our People, The Generations series.


RICHIE TAKES OVER AT ENNISCORTHY

Ian Fortune

31 January 2024

Enniscorthy track has a new racing manager with the news that Richie Lawlor is to take over the reins.


CATCH-UP WITH HUGH CAHILL AND HIS PET, TIGER, AN IRISH RETIRED GREYHOUND

GRI

30 January 2024

In late 2023, we joined Hugh Cahill as he took a visit to the new Leinster Care Centre in Co. Kildare. Hugh, who many will know from RTÉ Sports, was in the early stages of his journey to adopt a former racing greyhound as a new family pet.


ENTRIES NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE DROOPYS STUD THURLES CHAMPION BITCH

Peter Farrell

30 January 2024

Owners and trainers please note that entries are currently being accepted for Champion Bitch Open 525, which is kindly sponsored once again by the Dunphy Brothers in Portlaw.


BRILLIANT NICE ONE HAS DANCED HER FINAL DANCE

Ian Fortune

30 January 2024

In a racing career that lasted just under two years, Droopy Nice One never ran in anything other than the very best of company.


CURRAHEEN PARK SUPPORTERS CLUB AGM

Barry Drake

30 January 2024

A great crowd turned out at Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium on Monday night for the Curraheen Park Supporters Club AGM.


BALLYMAC DANICA MAINTAINS FLAWLESS RECORD IN RURAL KENNELS SEMI FINALS

Peter Farrell

29 January 2024

The three semi finals of the 2024 Rural Kennels Unraced 525 featured on last night’s card at Clonmel and once again it was Ballymac Danica who stole the show with another demolition job on her rivals.


JASMINE UPS THE ANTE AHEAD OF BORN WARRIOR DECIDER

Peter Farrell

28 January 2024

The semi finals of the Born Warrior @ Stud A1/A2 525 served as the highlight on last night’s card at Limerick Greyhound Stadium and Glengar Jasmine outlined her intentions ahead of the €3,000 decider next weekend with an exceptional performance for Corona Ryan.


SOME SUPERB SHELBOURNE DISPLAYS

Ian Fortune

28 January 2024

Saturday’s card at Shelbourne Park featured some superb performances, including two wonderful finishes to the two finals up for decision.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, SATURDAY 27/1/2024

GRI

27 January 2024

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Saturday 27/1/2024:


WENY DELIVERS IN STYLE FOR TEAM BALLYMAC

Barry Drake

27 January 2024

BALLYMAC WENDY delivered another foot perfect display in last night’s final of the €5,000 to the winner Nolan C.V.R.T Test Centre Kerry Oaks.


NO SHOCKS IN DUBLIN CUP

Ian Fortune

27 January 2024

Friday’s action at Shelbourne Park was dominated by the semi-finals of the Dublin Cup and while both went the way the market was expecting, both La Barbaro and Headinthewindow did have to work hard to get to the front to justify their lofty position in the market.


CARMAC KING CONTINUES TO CATCH THE EYE

Peter Farrell

27 January 2024

It's been busy times at Clonmel in recent weeks with no shortage of quality performance, however, it would be remiss not to mention Carmac King after a string of thoroughly impressive victories.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, FRIDAY 26/1/2024

GRI

26 January 2024

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Friday 26/1/2024:


TALKING DOGS ON THURSDAY EPISODE 155: TOM NOLAN

GRI

25 January 2024

This week Barry chats to Tom Nolan, sponsor of the CVRT Test Centre Kerry Oaks with the final taking place this Friday at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium.


SALES CENTRE PHONE LINES DOWN

GRI

24 January 2024

Phone lines are currently down in the Sales Centre office in Thurles.


MCCALMONT CUP WITH NEW SPONSOR AND PRIZEMONEY BOOST

Ian Fortune

24 January 2024

Kilkenny track yesterday announced a new sponsor and increased prizemoney for one of the jewels in their crown, the McCalmont Cup.


DANICA DELIVERS IN RURAL SECOND ROUND AT CLONMEL

Peter Farrell

24 January 2024

The second round of the Rural Kennels Unraced 525 may have taken place a few days later than originally planned at Clonmel last night, however, it was certainly worth waiting for as there were several top-class performances that have set fire to this stake.


WISHING JOHN MCGRATH ALL THE BEST IN HIS RETIREMENT FROM YOUGHAL GREYHOUND STADIUM

Barry Drake

24 January 2024

All involved at Youghal Greyhound Stadium would like to wish John McGrath all the best in his retirement. John was a friend to all and he did Trojan work over his 12 years as Racing Manager at the seaside venue.


JOHN ‘JACKIE’ MOLONEY

23 January 2024

Irish greyhound racing lost one of the good guys with the sad news of John Moloney’s passing yesterday.


GARY SILCOCK

22 January 2024

Greyhound racing lost a great friend in recent days with the passing of Lurgan based handler Gary Silcock.


AIDAN WALSH

22 January 2024

It’s with great sadness we must report the passing of Aidan Walsh, one of the true gentlemen of greyhound racing.


DEVIL DELIGHTS AT SHELBOURNE

Ian Fortune

21 January 2024

Shelbourne Park’s Saturday action was lit up by the display of De Foxy Devil as he took one of the two finals up for decision.


SUPREME FROM CRAFTY IN BORN WARRIOR HEATS AT LIMERICK

Peter Farrell

21 January 2024

The second round heats of the Born Warrior @ Stud A1/A2 525 took place at Limerick Greyhound Stadium on Saturday and it was the aptly named Crafty Supremo (Skywalker Canny - Paradise Summer) who bounced back brilliantly from his opening round defeat.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, SATURDAY 20/1/2024

GRI

20 January 2024

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Saturday 20/1/2024:


DUBLIN CUP DELIGHTS AGAIN

Ian Fortune

20 January 2024

The quarter finals of the Dublin Cup provided some wonderful action at a cold Shelbourne Park on Friday night and, not or the first time, La Barbaro played a starring role, showing tremendous early speed and a wiling attitude to set the standard in the final heat.


BALLYMAC WENDY GOES QUICKEST IN THE KERRY OAKS

Barry Drake

20 January 2024

The semi finals of the Nolan C.V.R.T Test Centre Kerry Oaks produced some fantastic racing in the Kingdom on Friday night.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, FRIDAY 19/1/2024

GRI

19 January 2024

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Friday 19/1/2024:


WILLOW IS IRELAND’S SOLE NOD IN UK AWARDS

Ian Fortune

19 January 2024

Despite a wonderful year for Irish trained greyhounds in the UK, Flashing Willow is the only Irish nominee for the British Greyhound of the Year Awards which are to be held at Hove on Sunday, March 3rd.


TALKING DOGS ON THURSDAY EPISODE 154: LIAM DOWLING & BARRY MCSWEENEY

GRI

18 January 2024

Barry has two guests this week so get comfortable and enjoy the next 20 minutes! Our guests this week are greyhound trainer Liam Dowling & Barry McSweeney, chairman of the Curraheen Park Supporters Club.


ROBBIE SHOOTS THE LIGHTS OUT IN CROKER

Ian Fortune

17 January 2024

Rumour has it Kilkenny and their clubs are pretty handy at hurling.


NELLY A DESERVING WINNER OF NEWBRIDGE GOTY

Ian Fortune

17 January 2024

It’s that time of the year when various tracks are recognizing their stars of the previous twelve months.


RCÉ/GRI RESPONSE TO IRISH EXAMINER ARTICLE

GRI

11 January 2024

The Irish Examiner has today published a front page article with the headline "Tipperary woman banned from dog ownership raced greyhounds after court ruling". Rásaíocht Con Éireann was contacted in advance for a statement, which was issued on Friday 5th January 2024. RCÉ is disappointed to note that key information provided was not reflected in the report.


2024 CLASSICS AND FEATURES CALENDAR RELEASED

GRI

15 November 2023

RCÉ/GRI have released the Classic and Feature Calendar for 2024


YOU'RE NOT ALONE. INFORMATION ON PIETA HELPLINES

GRI

22 June 2023

If you are in suicidal distress, self-harming or have been bereaved by suicide, Pieta are available to talk to you today.


NEW TALKING DOGS ARCHIVE

GRI

29 January 2022

We're delighted to now be able to archive the big news stories for you to read in the weeks and months to come.


RCÉTS REMINDER JANUARY 2022

GRI

4 January 2022

As we begin a new year this is a reminder to all owners and trainers of the importance of updating their RCÉTS account.


SIGNIFICANT EXPANSION OF GREYHOUND CARE CENTRE PROGRAMME

GRI

23 December 2021

Rásaíocht Con Éireann (RCÉ) / Greyhound Racing Ireland (GRI) has announced plans for the introduction of at least four new regional facilities across the country for the preparation and rehoming of retired racing greyhounds.


RECORD NUMBER OF RETIRED GREYHOUNDS REHOMED IN 2021

GRI

21 December 2021

The Irish Retired Greyhound Trust (IRGT) has assisted in the rehoming of more than 2000 retired greyhounds in 2021, a new yearly record for the charity organisation. Established by Rásaíocht Con Éireann (RCÉ) / Greyhound Racing Ireland (GRI) in 1997, the IRGT is funded through owners’ prizemoney deductions, matched donations by GRI and private donations in its work to rehome greyhounds after retirement and promote them as domestic pets.


RÁSAÍOCHT CON ÉIREANN TRACEABILITY SYSTEM (RCÉTS) INFORMATION UPDATE

GRI

22 November 2021

On November 22nd, 2021, pursuant to Article 36 of the Greyhound Industry (Racing) Regulations 2007-2021, the Board of Rásaíocht Con Éireann have directed that it will be a condition of entry at RCÉ Licenced Stadia, that Owners/Trainers must have updated all outstanding records on RCÉTS relating to the greyhounds/pups in his/her care. Failure to do this will result in race entries automatically not being accepted for racing for this owner/trainer until such time as the deficiency is rectified. Once relevant updates are provided, entries will be accepted again.


GUIDANCE ON MEAT PRODUCTS

GRI

18 November 2021

ADVICE FOR TRAINERS AND OWNERS: FEEDING OF ANIMAL BY-PRODUCTS TO RACING GREYHOUNDS


GREYHOUND RACING IRELAND LAUNCHES NEW CODE OF PRACTICE

GRI

16 November 2021

Greyhound Racing Ireland (GRI) / Rásaíocht Con Éireann (RCÉ) today (Tuesday, 16 November 2021) launched a new Code of Practice that applies to any person who keeps, breeds, rears, trains, races, trades or transports a greyhound in Ireland.


LAUNCH OF TRACES NT EXPORT DOCUMENTATION SYSTEM

GRI

6 October 2021

TRACES is the European Commissions Electronic Platform used in the Import and Export of amongst other things, animals. In its guise as TRACES Classic, it has been used for several years by Irish Individuals and companies exporting animals abroad. These have typically included individuals who undertake transporting greyhounds abroad for export.


RCE ANNOUNCE EXPANSION TO THE INJURIES AT TRACKS RECOVERY SCHEME FROM OCTOBER 1ST

GRI

4 October 2021

Rásaíocht Con Éireann (RCÉ) / Greyhound Racing Ireland (GRI) provide funding for the treatment of greyhounds which have been injured while racing or participating in Qualifying Trials at RCÉ Licensed stadia through The Injuries at Tracks Recovery Scheme. This scheme is open to all owners and trainers who have incurred veterinary costs in the treatment of greyhounds to repair a *career ending orthopaedic (bone) injury which was sustained while racing or running qualifying Trials at a RCÉ licensed stadium.


GREYHOUND CARE AND WELFARE “KENNEL COUGH”

GRI

22 September 2021

Greyhound Welfare advisory note for Kennel Cough


RÁSAÍOCHT CON ÉIREANN TRACEABILITY SYSTEM (RCÉTS) ENHANCEMENT

GRI

27 August 2021

Rásaíocht Con Éireann (RCÉ) / Greyhound Racing Ireland today (27th August 2021) announced an additional enhancement of its traceability system – RCÉTS – to allow owners/trainers to provide updates on their greyhounds and pups.


REPORT HIGHLIGHTS IMPORTANCE OF GREYHOUND RACING INDUSTRY TO IRISH ECONOMY

GRI

27 July 2021

The significant contribution made by the greyhound racing industry to the Irish exchequer and rural employment is highlighted in a new report published at Shelbourne Park, Dublin, today by Greyhound Racing Ireland (GRI).


RCÉ TO COMMENCE INSPECTIONS TO RECONCILE RCÉTS RECORDS

GRI

25 May 2021

As the next step in the rollout of RCÉTS (the Rásaíocht Con Éireann Traceability System), RCÉ/GRI will shortly commence inspections to reconcile RCÉTS records.


REQUIREMENTS FOR TRANSPORTING GREYHOUNDS TO GREAT BRITAIN

GRI

25 January 2021

Rásaíocht Con Éireann has been working with various parties to establish the requirements for transporting greyhounds to and from the UK.


A QUICK INTRODUCTION TO RCETS

GRI

13 January 2021

We've begun to roll out our new RCÉTS (Rásaíocht Con Éireann Traceability System) app and website this week.


TRACEABILITY OF PRIME IMPORTANCE

Ian Fortune

13 January 2021

In these times when greyhound racing has come in for so much unfair criticism, the decision of Greyhound Racing Ireland to roll out a full traceability system must be applauded.


HOW TO REHOME YOUR RETIRED GREYHOUND

GRI

17 December 2020

A reminder of the steps to rehome your retired racing greyhound with the Irish Retired Greyhound Trust.


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.


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.


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.