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#Greyhound Racing

# greyhound-racing - Friday 9 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Longford greyhound track closes after 80 years citing rising insurance costs Closing

Longford greyhound track closes after 80 years citing rising insurance costs

The greyhound industry has faced major scrutiny in recent weeks.

# greyhound-racing - Sunday 21 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigate alleged assaults during protest outside Shelbourne Park greyhound stadium Dublin

Gardaí investigate alleged assaults during protest outside Shelbourne Park greyhound stadium

A man and a woman both reported minor assaults to gardaí.

# greyhound-racing - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

'Voice of greyhound racing' Michael Fortune dies at 70 RIP

'Voice of greyhound racing' Michael Fortune dies at 70

‘He saw it as an honour to share his love for the sport to anyone who would listen.’

# greyhound-racing - Friday 12 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Irish Greyhound Board opens phone line for reporting animal cruelty Greyhound Racing

Irish Greyhound Board opens phone line for reporting animal cruelty

The move comes following a damning RTÉ programme.

# greyhound-racing - Friday 5 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Connolly’s Red Mills withdraws greyhound sponsorship over 'shocking revelations' about industry Greyhound Racing

Connolly’s Red Mills withdraws greyhound sponsorship over 'shocking revelations' about industry

Barry’s Tea and FBD Insurance both withdrew their sponsorship earlier this week.

# greyhound-racing - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Barry's Tea and FBD Insurance withdraw sponsorship of greyhound races after 'recent revelations' Curraheen Park

Barry's Tea and FBD Insurance withdraw sponsorship of greyhound races after 'recent revelations'

A review of the industry from 2017 5,987 were killed for failing to make qualification times.

# greyhound-racing - Friday 28 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Irish Greyhound Board promises reforms in wake of RTÉ documentary revelations Greyhound Racing

Irish Greyhound Board promises reforms in wake of RTÉ documentary revelations

The new measures come following claims that thousands of greyhounds were killed in 2017 for not being fast enough.

# greyhound-racing - Thursday 27 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Irish Greyhound Board 'strongly condemns actions of minority in industry' Rté Investigates

Irish Greyhound Board 'strongly condemns actions of minority in industry'

Minister of State Andrew Doyle said that he had “deep concerns” about the industry, and that all allegations will be examined.

# greyhound-racing - Monday 5 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Shelbourne Park to get a €3 million revamp - a year after closing for 22 weeks Facelift

Shelbourne Park to get a €3 million revamp - a year after closing for 22 weeks

The 90-year-old venue is seen by the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) as having major earning potential.

# greyhound-racing - Thursday 14 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Champion greyhound tests positive for cocaine three times Doping

Champion greyhound tests positive for cocaine three times

The drug has similar effects on dogs as it does on humans.

# greyhound-racing - Thursday 15 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Live greyhound racing is back in Dublin after a four-month dispute Re-bourne

Live greyhound racing is back in Dublin after a four-month dispute

Live racing will return to Shelbourne Park from next Tuesday, 20 June.

# greyhound-racing - Sunday 4 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie It just sold a stadium for €23 million - but there are warnings the greyhound industry is 'in danger' Caught In The Traps

It just sold a stadium for €23 million - but there are warnings the greyhound industry is 'in danger'

The sale of Harold’s Cross came after a 2014 government report that recommended that it be sold.

# greyhound-racing - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Not everyone is happy that Dublin's iconic greyhound track in Harold's Cross is to be sold Gone To The Dogs

Not everyone is happy that Dublin's iconic greyhound track in Harold's Cross is to be sold

The terms of the sale have not been disclosed.

# greyhound-racing - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Harold's Cross Stadium is being sold to make way for schools Sold

Harold's Cross Stadium is being sold to make way for schools

But nobody is saying for how much.

# greyhound-racing - Monday 13 February, 2017

Dublin's iconic greyhound racing track at Harold's Cross has been closed

Stadium will be sold as part of IGB plans to cut €20m debt.

# greyhound-racing - Monday 22 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ivan Yates sold the Newstalk Breakfast dog without telling anyone Lassie Come Home

Ivan Yates sold the Newstalk Breakfast dog without telling anyone

The dog was snapped up by a syndicate in England and has been doing quite well for himself.

# greyhound-racing - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Two men charged with using kittens as live bait for greyhound training Australia

Two men charged with using kittens as live bait for greyhound training

The two men, in Australia, are accused of strapping live kittens to mechanical lures.

# greyhound-racing - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie One of Dublin's two greyhound stadiums is to be closed and sold Race Is Run

One of Dublin's two greyhound stadiums is to be closed and sold

Planning permission for Harold’s Cross will be sought before it’s put on the market.

# greyhound-racing - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Decline in greyhound racing entries due to kennel cough Greyhounds

Decline in greyhound racing entries due to kennel cough

However the Irish Greyhound Board said the issue is temporary and all recently advertised sweepstakes still have the required number of entries to go ahead.

# greyhound-racing - Friday 13 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Coveney expresses concern at discovery of Limerick greyhound grave Simon Coveney

Coveney expresses concern at discovery of Limerick greyhound grave

The agriculture minister says “every effort is being made” to establish the owners of the dogs dumped in a quarry.

# greyhound-racing - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Bord na gCon 'has identified greyhounds found in Limerick grave' Animal Welfare

Bord na gCon 'has identified greyhounds found in Limerick grave'

The greyhound racing authority says it has been able to identify some of the dogs based on their unique tattoo markings.

# greyhound-racing - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Mass grave for racing greyhounds discovered in Limerick Animal Welfare

Mass grave for racing greyhounds discovered in Limerick

The mass grave contained the unburied bodies of former racing greyhounds in various stages of decomposition.

# greyhound-racing - Monday 1 November, 2010

From TheJournal.ie “Sonic was tended to by paramedics" - reported fancy-dress brawl at greyhound track Gone To The Dogs

“Sonic was tended to by paramedics" - reported fancy-dress brawl at greyhound track

Up to 15 men in Halloween costumes were reportedly involved in a fight at Shelbourne Park this weekend.