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,(...)

The findings of drug traces relate to samples taken from Irish Derby winner  Clonbrien Hero at three races in Cork last June and July. File photograph: ThinkStock

The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) undertook before the High Court not to hold a hearing on Friday over findings that a champion dog had traces of cocain(...)

Clonbrien Hero has tested positive for a prohibited substance related to cocaine use. File photograph: ThinkStock

The winner of the prestigious €30,000 Irish Laurels, one of the biggest in Ireland’s greyhound racing calendar, last July, has tested positive for a p(...)

Greyhound trainer Graham Holland at his home in Golden, Co Tipperary after getting Clares Rocket back. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

The trainer of champion greyhound Clares Rocket, which was kidnapped from kennels in Golden, Co Tipperary last Sunday night and held for a ransom, has(...)

Clares Rocket was tipped to win the English Derby next year

A criminal gang with possible dissident republican links are believed to be behind the theft of one of the country’s top greyhounds. Gardaí are inv(...)

Clares Rocket is a previous winner of the Champion Stakes and the valuable Produce Stakes. Photograph: Getty Images

The theft of one of the country’s most expensive greyhounds has been likened to the infamous IRA kidnapping of former champion Irish racehorse Shergar(...)