Greyhound

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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(...)

Gone to the dogs: greyhound racing faces Brexit challenge

The Star Sports English Greyhound Derby at Towcester on Saturday will, despite its name, be a thoroughly Irish affair with Droopy’s Verve the 6/4 favo(...)

There has been a dramatic increase in bus services worldwide and also in the quality of vehicles. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

When travelling on a budget it is well worth considering – and using – bus and coach services. There has been a dramatic increase in bus services worl(...)

Greyhound wants more of its customers to use bins for their domestic waste instead of bags. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Waste collection company Greyhound has said it might stop collecting bin bags in Dublin after a worker’s hand was pierced by a used syringe discarded (...)

Greyhound moved to automatically transfer customers to pay-by-weight bin charges on July 1st unless they actively opt out of the plan. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Minister for Local Government Simon Coveney is “not happy” with waste collector Greyhound after the company moved to automatically transfer customers (...)

Minister Simon Coveney  said the Government will spend  €1.5 million on a public information campaign to  explain  how the pay-by-weight system will work.   Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The looming crisis facing the Government over bin charges has been averted by Fianna Fáil’s decision to support a deal to freeze bills for 12 months. (...)

A ban on flat annual charges is set to come into force on July 1st next year but it is worth trying to save some money in the meantime. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

It’s almost impossible to avoid paying them, but for many of us, finding the most competitive deal on bin charges is a challenge. If you’re looking fo(...)

Landmark: The CN Tower in Toronto

Three of us fly into Toronto mid September and fly out of Boston mid October. Can you advise us on the best way to travel from Toronto (after spend(...)

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