The Economic and Financial Significance of the Irish Greyhound Industry
The IGB Strategic Plan 2018 to 2022
On 2 May 2017, the IGB received an offer for Harold’s Cross Stadium comprising circa. six acres of land.
The vote of “no confidence” in the Board of the Irish Greyhound Board passed at a GOBA organised meeting on Sunday last hardly came as a surprise to the directors themselves. They understand better than anyone that the orchestrated narrative around the current issues within the greyhound industry can be stripped down to a
The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) has decided that the finding of Pentobarbitone metabolite, in the absence of the parent drug, will no longer constitute the basis for an “adverse analytical finding”. The decision follows a scientific and analytical review.
‘The legacy debt burden is still severe’
The Irish Greyhound Board wishes to respond to a number of aspects of the Prime Time programme on the industry broadcast last night
History was made this morning (Saturday 4th March 2017) at The Kingdom Greyhound Stadium, Tralee with the first ever morning SIS broadcast from an Irish track to betting shops across the UK and Ireland.
The Irish Greyhound Board’s programme to enhance integrity in the sport has been significantly strengthened through a major upgrading of its laboratory testing infrastructure.
SIS, a trusted partner to the retail and online betting markets, and the Irish Greyhound Board have announced an additional fixture to be broadcast during Saturday mornings from Tralee greyhound stadium.
IGB chairman, Phil Meaney, said the Board believed the national footprint of the industry was one of its great strengths.
The Irish Greyhound Board today published its consolidated accounts “Bord na gCon 2015 Annual Report” and has filed the subsidiary stadium accounts with the Companies Registration Office.
Due to the interruption of racing at Shelbourne Park stadium on Friday 17th of February and Saturday 18th of February.
The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) today confirmed the closure of Harold’s Cross Greyhound Stadium with immediate effect.
The Irish Greyhound Board has deferred the Annual Irish Greyhound Awards which were scheduled to be held at Shelbourne Park Stadium on Saturday night (February 11th) and has cancelled the racing programme at the Stadium on the same night.
Dr. Sean Brady, Chief Executive of the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) has today (Friday February 3) cancelled a race meeting scheduled for Saturday night (February 4) at Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium due to a planned picket.
The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) has announced the appointment of high profile businessman, Dr. Sean Brady, as its Interim Chief Executive, effective from early January.
As always, I welcome the opportunity to extend Christmas Greetings to all involved in the greyhound industry.
Since Tuesday of this week, RTE ’s Drivetime programme has broadcast what it promoted as an “investigation” into the greyhound industry.
The following procedures, concerning the return of greyhounds from the U.K., have been approved by Bord na gCon
In August 2015, Bord na gCon launched phase 2 of its Public Consultation for Regulatory Reform following on from Phase 1 (December 2014) which recognised the importance of implementing the highest standards in integrity and compliance controls in all aspects of its regulatory structure and resulted in significant changes to secondary legislation regarding anti-doping and disciplinary procedures.
Bord na gCon publishes Anti-Doping and Medication Control Programme arising from Morris Review of Anti Doping and Medication Control in Ireland
Bord na gCon is aware of the location of all twenty four greyhounds which were to be privately exported to Macau in May.
DATE – SIS has confirmed its status as the premier supplier of data and services for UK and Irish greyhound racing, with an exclusive five-year deal with the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) to collect and distribute greyhound racing content to online and retail betting operators.
Bord na gCon condemns any practice of the type outlined in the New South Wales report. Bord na gCon is committed to ensuring that its regulatory and welfare controls are fit for purpose and protect the welfare of greyhounds. Compliance with the 2011 Welfare of Greyhounds Act is a requirement for all those in the industry.
Microchipping of Dogs Regulations 2015
New Initiative to encourage new Greyhound Ownership in Ireland
JOINT STATEMENT ON GREYHOUND EXPORTS - 27th May 2016
The IGB is delighted to see growing interest in the weekly Bitch Stakes.
Statement regarding export controls for greyhounds
IGB ANNOUNCES €950,000 INCREASES ACROSS THE BOARD
CHAIRMAN OF BORD NA GCON WELCOMES NEW APPOINTMENT TO THE BOARD
The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) wish to issue guidance to all Industry Participants on the risks of feeding meat to all Racing Greyhounds
“THE MIDAS TOUCH”…GOLD STANDARDS SET FOR DRUGS ACTION GROUP ACROSS HORSE AND GREYHOUND SPORTS…
The Irish Greyhound Board has published the Classic & Feature Events Calendar for 2016.
The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) has announced a major strengthening of its regulatory controls to enhance integrity in racing.
IGB Regulatory Notice To Owners & Trainers
Monday 29th June
12th July Dual Race Day and Ladies Day 2015 at Dundalk Stadium
EU TRAVEL & PET PASSPORT EVENTS - Fri May 22nd & Wed May 27th 2015
Stolen or Missing Greyhounds
New policy on the feeding of Animal By-Products (ABP) to dogs including greyhounds
Implementation information regarding the Microchipping Legislation 2015
IGB Website Upgrade
A Consultation on Proposed Regulatory Reform
Phil Meaney Christmas Address
Analytical Samples forwarded to the Independent Control Committee
Animal Welfare and Transport Regulations
Bord na gCon Regulatory Announcement Regarding Prohibited Substances
Regulatory Notice to Owners & Trainers
NEW IRISH GREYHOUND BOARD COMPLAINTS POLICY & PROCEDURE
Statement Issued by Bord na gCon