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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Greyhound

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Gardaí investigate after threatening leaflets posted to locals near greyhound stadium
A number of flyers were posted to residents in Ringsend last Saturday.
Irish Greyhound Board to spend estimated €350k on traceability database
It comes after damaging revelations into the industry were highlighted by RTÉ in the summer.
Ross asked Department of Agriculture to cut funding to greyhound industry after RTÉ doc
The Minister for Sport said some of his constituents were outraged by the abuses in the greyhound industry that were revealed.
Irish Greyhound Board opens phone line for reporting animal cruelty
The move comes following a damning RTÉ programme.
Connolly’s Red Mills withdraws greyhound sponsorship over 'shocking revelations' about industry
Barry’s Tea and FBD Insurance both withdrew their sponsorship earlier this week.
Irish Greyhound Board promises reforms in wake of RTÉ documentary revelations
The new measures come following claims that thousands of greyhounds were killed in 2017 for not being fast enough.
Irish Greyhound Board 'strongly condemns actions of minority in industry'
Minister of State Andrew Doyle said that he had “deep concerns” about the industry, and that all allegations will be examined.
100 new jobs set for Dublin as waste company announces expansion
It will bring the total number of employees at the company to 600.
Challenge over investigation into greyhound who tested positive for banned substance dismissed
The judge said the challenge against the inquiry into findings concerning “Clonbrien Hero” was “premature”.
Greyhound latest bin company to start charging customers for green bins
The charges have been blamed on China’s decision to stop accepting and processing recycling materials.
Greyhound says it wants garda protection for waste collection crews in parts of Dublin
Greyhound Household has released video footage of Dublin residents verbally abusing staff members.
It just sold a stadium for €23 million - but there are warnings the greyhound industry is 'in danger'
The sale of Harold’s Cross came after a 2014 government report that recommended that it be sold.
Poll: Should waste companies be charging extra for heavy bins without approval?
Greyhound this month started charging extra for bin bags over a certain weight, with Panda set to follow suit in July.
Putting rubbish in the wrong wheelie bin? It'll cost you an average of €30 every time
Greyhound said the reaction to the new measures has been positive.
'This is our weapon' - Is the future of the protest in Ireland under threat?
Ahead of the trial of a number of Jobstown protesters, activists have urged members of the public to stand up for their right to demonstrate.
'Dead animals and concrete bricks': One third of green bin collections can't be recycled
The rubbish ends up being disposed of in dumps.
Four men arrested for greyhound theft released without charge
A garda spokesperson said a file had been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.
'It's unreal that it happened': Four men arrested as stolen greyhound found safe and well
The dog, which has an estimated stud value of around €1 million, was stolen last Monday.
Theft of €1 million racing dog 'is Shergar story of greyhound industry'
Clares Rocket has won more than €53,000 in prize money.
Bin company may stop collecting rubbish bags in Dublin for 'health and safety reasons'
A number of incidents involving syringes in bin bags has given waste company Greyhound pause for thought.
Greyhound insists there is no issue with rivals in Dublin city
They say the issue is down to shopkeepers.
Investigation underway after counterfeit bin bags discovered in Dublin
Greyhound Recycling said it was evidence of organised criminals being involved with the sale of the bags.
Greyhound customers will be hit with pay-by-weight charge unless they opt out
A year-long industry-wide price freeze was announced last week.
Simon Coveney to bring forward proposal on bin charge issue next week
The minister says he had a “frank and productive” discussion with operators.
Alan Kelly: 'I never envisaged the dramatic increase in bin charges'
“This was always the sword of Damacles to be held over their heads.”
Bin charges treble for customers as companies accused of operating 'a cartel'
The Tánaiste said legislation would be introduced if waste companies are found to be exploiting customers.
Deputy Lord Mayor cleared of charges over Greyhound protest
Perry, who is also Deputy Lord Mayor, was supporting the 78 workers involved in the dispute.
Deputy Lord Mayor in court today after being arrested at a protest
Independent councillor Cieran Perry was arrested during the Greyhound lockout last year.
Ivan Yates sold the Newstalk Breakfast dog without telling anyone
The dog was snapped up by a syndicate in England and has been doing quite well for himself.
Nora Barnacle, the turtle found in a bin, has died
Poor Nora.
This little lady was almost recycled after being thrown in the bin
Nora Barnacle the turtle was discovered by recycling plant workers in Clondalkin.
Australian greyhound trainers use live animals to be torn apart by dogs
WARNING: The video in this piece will upset some people.
Greyhound workers vote to end 14-week lockout
The agreement will see a number of redundancies and a wage reduction of between 15% and 20%.
Greyhound dispute could be set to end after 14-week lockout
A new deal has been agreed between representatives on both sides and now awaits a vote from workers.
Greyhound told waste facility permit application invalid for 20 reasons
The company has not yet re-applied for the permit, the council confirmed.
Striking Greyhound workers face off with picket crossers as High Court hearing adjourned
Five TDs turned up today to support the workers.
Here's What Happened Today: Monday
Everyone’s talking about the funeral of three Charleville brothers, Cardinal Seán Brady retiring, and a new baby for Prince William and Kate Middleton.