IGB chief financial officer Michael Murnane is alleged to have inadequately managed company bank accounts to the extent overdraft interest of €14,000-€21,000 was incurred. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

The chief financial officer with the Irish Greyhound Board claims that a disciplinary process brought against him by his employer is flawed, lacks ind(...)

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has rejected a complaint made against radio presenter Niall Boylan. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has rejected a complaint made against radio presenter Niall Boylan who suggested that the ritual of saying(...)

The DSPCA said the dogs had all been loaded onto the van at a facility in Co Tipperary, before travelling to Dublin port. Photograph: DSPCA

Customs and the Dublin Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals are investigating the discovery of 12 greyhounds in cramped conditions in Dubl(...)

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has rejected a complaint by the Irish Greyhound Board about a documentary on the industry broadcast by RTÉ earlier this year.

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has rejected a complaint by the Irish Greyhound Board about a documentary on the industry broadcast by RTÉ(...)

An in-depth review of the Irish greyhound industry has recommended the closure of four tracks next year.

An in-depth review of the Irish greyhound industry has recommended the closure of four tracks next year. Tracks at Lifford, Co Donegal, Longford, Enn(...)

Shelbourne Park hosted 200 meetings in 2018.

The country’s premier greyhound racing track, Shelbourne Park, returned to profit last year following the resumption of a full schedule of race meetin(...)

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 (...)

Racing ahead of schools: greyhounds at Curraheen Park in Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision
Budget process goes to dogs

It emerged this week following extensive work by The Irish Times that greyhound racing body Bord na gCon, a commercial semi-State entity, will spend €(...)

In a Brexit-dominated Budget 2020 there were few winners – and many losers – given the Government’s reluctance to implement any reductions in personal income tax

In a Brexit-dominated Budget 2020 there were few winners – and many losers – given the Government’s reluctance to implement any reductions in personal(...)

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(...)

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