Mr Dollard said the “footprint” of the greyhound industry may have to change

Attendances at greyhound tracks dropped by a fifth in the aftermath of RTÉ’s expose of mistreatment of dogs in the sector as the sport faces a “proble(...)

Dublin Rose Laura Vines’ dog Penny, high fives Dáithí Ó Sé onstage at the Rose of Tralee Festival Dome on Monday night. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

Tralee is in a particularly festive mood this week and it’s only partially down to the Roses. For the first time the Rose of Tralee festival has coin(...)

 A protest in Dublin on Saturday against cruelty to animals in the greyhound racing industry. Photograph: Alan Betson

New “care centres” to look after old and injured greyhounds will be required to provide facilities for them to have contact with “cats and rabbits”. (...)

Protesters marching through Temple Bar in Dublin, demonstrating against the cruelty to animals in the greyhound industry. Photograph: Alan Betson

“Even the dogs on the street know it is wrong,” said actor Pauline McLynn as the greyhounds standing at her feet howled in apparent agreement ahead of(...)

Several dozen demonstrators carrying banners protested outside the Shelbourne Park stadium on Saturday evening, during a race meeting.

Two reports of alleged assaults have been made to gardaí following a protest outside Shelbourne Park greyhound race track on Saturday. Campaign group(...)

The Irish Greyhound Board will next week meet its British counterpart to develop a system to track where dogs end up, in the wake of an exposé alleging widespread animal cruelty in the industry.

The Irish Greyhound Board will next week meet its British counterpart to develop a system to track where dogs end up, in the wake of an exposé allegin(...)

The greyhound board has promised to reform the industry which receives €16 million in State support every year.

The Irish Greyhound Board has withdrawn its sponsorship of the Rose of Tralee Festival because of online threats arising out of the recent RTÉ Investi(...)

Protesters outside the Department of Agriculture campaign against cruelty to greyhounds. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

The Cabinet has heard calls for the entire board of the Irish Greyhound Board to resign following recent controversy over animal cruelty in the indust(...)

Former RTE broadcaster Michael Fortune has died. Photograph: Irish Greyhound Board

Former RTÉ broadcaster Michael Fortune has died. Originally from Co Wexford, Fortune was a well-known horseracing and greyhound commentator who previ(...)

Last month, an RTÉ Investigates programme raised concerns over the treatment of greyhounds and the potential widespread culling of thousands of animals based on their performances. File photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

A levy on the greyhound industry is set to be imposed in order to fund a “pension plan” and retirement homes for dogs when they finish racing, an Oire(...)

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