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A company controlled by the Irish Greyhound Board has taken a High Court action against animal rights activists protesting at its stadiums.

A company controlled by the Irish Greyhound Board has taken a High Court action against animal rights activists protesting at its stadiums, including (...)

Traders at the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty

European shares closed lower on Thursday as a warning from German carmaker Daimler and weak economic data from major economies added to concerns about(...)

Harold’s Cross Greyhound Stadium  was sold last year to the Department of Education. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

State greyhound racing body, Bord na gCon, has confirmed that it will spend almost €6 million from the controversial €23 million sale of Harold’s Cros(...)

Accounts filed by the Harold’s Cross stadium owner, Dublin Greyhound and Sports Association Ltd, show that the company paid a €13.95m dividend to Bord na gCon from the sale price. File photograph: Inpho

The company behind the now-closed Harold’s Cross greyhound track “wrote off” €6.5 million from its controversial €23 million sale last year, its lates(...)

Greyhound racing at Curraheen Park in  Cork: Claim that up to 6,000 unwanted dogs are culled in knackeries each year provokes anger in dog owners and punters. Photograph:  Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

It’s a balmy July evening and the slowly sinking sun is slanting in from the west over Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium in Cork where greyhound owners(...)

Commuters board a Greyhound bus en route to New York City. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/File Photo/Reuters

FirstGroup shares jumped the most in a decade after chief executive Matthew Gregory bowed to shareholder pressure and said he would break up the U.K. (...)

The new positions will bring Greyhound’s employee total to 600.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Waste group Greyhound plans to create 100 jobs in a €35 million investment in its commercial and waste-processing arms. The new positions, in sales, m(...)

Minister Michael Creed and Bridget Murphy with Greyhounds Paddy and Skylar. Photograph: Gerard McCarthy

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has paid tribute to the work of the Irish Retired Greyhound Trust as it emerged that the organisation has rehom(...)

One of the country’s top trainers, Paul Hennessy, believes the Irish Greyhound Board is making progress in stamping out doping. Photograph:  Getty

Ireland’s greyhound industry’s image has been ruined by the perception that trainers have used drugs on their dogs, one of the country’s top trainers,(...)

Alicia McKiernan from Gorey at  Aras an Uachtarain in Dublin’s Phoenix Park on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A temperature of 32 degress was recorded in the west of Ireland on Thursday as the State’s heatwave continued. Met Éireann said seven weather statio(...)

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