Gerard Dollard

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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(...)

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(...)

Not promoting greyhound racing on the tourism websites would have a negative impact, says IGB chief executive

The decision of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland to suspend promotion of Ireland’s greyhound racing has provoked “fury” amongst dog owners and fans (...)

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(...)

The Irish Greyhound Board directly owns or controls nine Irish tracks

Almost 20 years ago, when the Horse and Greyhound Racing Fund was established, supporting the sports was a political no-brainer. The creation of the(...)

The Irish Greyhound Board was warned two years ago that overbreeding was threatening the future of the industry and that the whereabouts of 6,000 pups per year was unknown. Image: iStock.

Ronan McGreevy The Irish Greyhound Board was warned two years ago that overbreeding was threatening the future of the industry and that the whereabou(...)

The Irish Greyhound Board sold its Harold’s Cross track to cut its €16.2 million debt.

The 22-week closure of its leading venue halved profits at State dog racing body, the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB), to €1.6 million last year, accordin(...)

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(...)

A woman carries an inflatable shark on  Salthill beach, June 26th. Photograph: Reuters/Clodagh Kilcoyne

The Department of Agriculture has issued a “condition red” forest fire danger notice, with dry conditions expected to continue and temperatures to rem(...)

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