Photograph: INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

With such an Australian flavour to sport at the moment, I stumbled across an arresting headline: “Greyhound Racing – an appalling anachronism whose(...)

Independent TD Mick Wallace said while many people were very passionate about working with greyhounds in different facets, there was a serious problem in the industry.

There is no room in the greyhound industry for anybody breaking the law, Minister of State for Agriculture Tom Hayes told the Dáil.“We will do everyth(...)

The greyhounds were being transported by ferry to Cherbourg. Photograph:  Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Bord na gCon, the Irish Greyhound Board, has said it is “deeply shocked and horrified” following the discovery of eleven dogs’ carcasses onboard an Ir(...)

Indecon report said the number of tests for drugs had risen by 50 per cent to 7,307 between 2011 and 2013

Indecon has said it believes the number of positive tests and adverse findings for banned substances in greyhounds is “unacceptable”. It concludes in(...)

A report says there were many “deficiencies” in the decision-making process leading to the construction of a €23m stadium in Limerick. Photo INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

Bord na gCon, the State greyhound racing board, faces “significant challenges” financially, according to a consultant’s report, which makes a range(...)

Bord na gCon gave a green light to the €23 million development of a new greyhound stadium in Limerick in April 2009

The Indecon report is highly critical of how Bord na gCon gave a green light to the €23 million development of a new greyhound stadium in Limerick in(...)

The report heavily criticises the April 2009 decision by Bord na gCon to go ahead with the construction of a €23 million new stadium in Limerick. Photo: Justin Setterfield/Getty Images

Bord na gCon should sell its Harold’s Cross racetrack in Dublin to pay down debts of €21 million, a consultant’s report has recommended. The ni(...)

Part of an FOI response from the Department of Public Expenditure concerning details of 2014 Budget discussions. The Information Commissioner said secrecy prevails in some areas of the public sector.

The Information Commissioner has criticised “bastions of secrecy” within parts of the public sector who continue to refuse access to information which(...)

Bord na gCon faces further questioning by a Dáil committee over its financial affairs after the State greyhound racing board defended the costs involv(...)

  The accounts show that Bord na gCon achieved turnover in 2011 of €31.8 million, almost €1 million lower than the previous year. Photograph: Getty Images

The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) paid out just under €300,000 in prize money to owners and trainers in error in 2011, according to the semi-State body’(...)