The Department of Education bought Harold’s Cross stadium from the IGB for €23 million. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

The Irish Greyhound Board has alleged it suffered intimidation and verbal abuse by members of the public in Leinster House after an Oireachtas commit(...)

The Department of Education will pay €23 million to buy the site of Harold’s Cross Greyhound Stadium in Dublin. Photograph: James Crombie/INPHO.

The Department of Education will pay €23 million to buy the site of Harold’s Cross Greyhound Stadium in Dublin. The lands will be used to build a num(...)

Protesters outside  Shelbourne Park  last month criticising the closure of  Harold’s Cross stadium. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A group of greyhound owners and breeders have held a protest in Co Cork over what they call Minister for Housing Simon Coveney’s “decimation” of the i(...)

Entrance to Harold’s Cross Greyhound Stadium. Photographer: INPHO/James Crombie

The Department of Education has asked that the full details of its purchase of Harold’s Cross Greyhound Stadium not be revealed because of “market sen(...)

Harold’s Cross Greyhound Stadium: was first  opened in 1928. Photograph: James Crombie/INPHO

A number of schools are set to be built on the site of the Harold’s Cross Stadium after the Irish Greyhound Board accepted an offer from the Departmen(...)

Picketers outside Dublin’s Shelbourne Park dog track protesting at the  proposed closure of the Harold’s Cross stadium. Photograph: Dave Meehan

On a blustery spring evening in Dublin’s Ringsend, 40 to 50 protesters stand holding brightly coloured placards at the entrance to Shelbourne Park gre(...)

The Harold’s Cross stadium was closed in the middle of February as the  Irish Greyhound Board decided to concentrate Dublin racing activities in Shelbourne Park.

The management company behind Harold’s Cross Greyhound Stadium, which closed last month, posted a €53,575 loss in 2015. However, the shortfall for D(...)

Wave goodbye: “There will be great focus in the coming days about the exact timetable of the Taoiseach’s last weeks and months.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Cabinet formally approved a new Latvian ambassador yesterday, a formal nicety that the diplomatic proprieties require. It also accepted the 2015 a(...)

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has been asked to intervene in a wider industry “crisis”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Saturday night greyhound racing at Dublin’s Shelbourne Park has been cancelled following concerns a planned demonstration would lead to intimidation o(...)

Connacht Rubgy Academy manager Nigel Carolan, head coach Pat Lam, chief executive Willie Ruane and domestic rugby manager Eric Elwood at the launch of Connacht Rugby Vision & Strategy 2016-2020 at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht have not only arrived but quite clearly intend to stay. The province’s launch of their Vision & Strategy (2016-2020) document in the Aviv(...)

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