The IGB is in daily contact with Department of Agriculture Food & the Marine regarding a potential resumption of greyhound racing. There is no indication at this point of a likely date for resumption.
We await the Government’s national plan for restoration of activity across all sectors which is scheduled to be published before 5th May 2020. It is likely that resumption of activity will be on a phased basis over a period of time and contingent on an ongoing monitoring of the status of COVID-19 and general public health requirements. All greyhound tracks are in a ‘racing ready’ state to accommodate resumption of activity when Government and public health directives permit.
In preparing for any resumption of activity the Board has set out the following ‘road map’ for a return to full activity: