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#Greyhounds

# greyhounds - Monday 25 December, 2017

Read the emails sent to Leo in his first month as Taoiseach

People wanted to talk to Varadkar about the Pride Parade, the Eighth Amendment and the cost of rent.

# greyhounds - Monday 23 May, 2016

38 greyhounds are being put down a month in Ireland

Animal welfare groups are calling for greyhound breeding to be limited to protect dogs.

# greyhounds - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Two men charged with using kittens as live bait for greyhound training

The two men, in Australia, are accused of strapping live kittens to mechanical lures.

# greyhounds - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Thousands of greyhounds just disappear each year - what's happening to them?

Rescues are packed with greyhounds but some of these dogs do not even get the chance to be re-homed when the industry no longer has a need for them.

# greyhounds - Monday 10 November, 2014

UCD ends practice of buying greyhounds for medical experiments

Over a six-year period, the university bought a total of 212 dogs.

# greyhounds - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

'Shocked and horrified': Bodies of 11 greyhounds found on Irish ferry

It is believed the dogs suffocated in transit during the 14-hour journey.

# greyhounds - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Irish greyhounds are going global, but industry still gone to dogs

Greyhound board pens deal to take local races to William Hill’s online gamblers.

# greyhounds - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

"It is positively medieval, barbaric": New figures show injuries to hares

New figures show over 100 hares injured during the coursing season last year.

# greyhounds - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Decline in greyhound racing entries due to kennel cough

However the Irish Greyhound Board said the issue is temporary and all recently advertised sweepstakes still have the required number of entries to go ahead.

# greyhounds - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Calls for an end to "inherently cruel" hare coursing

Animal campaigners say that details from the National Parks and Wildlife Service show that the practice is “unacceptable”.

# greyhounds - Monday 7 May, 2012

Ruairí Quinn raises concerns over gambling exposure on school tours

Asked about tours of greyhound stadia, the minister said betting activities were “not appropriate” for children.

# greyhounds - Friday 18 March, 2011

Demonstrators picket Irish embassies over greyhound exports

The American-European Greyhound Alliance says surplus Irish greyhounds are mistreated and eaten after export to China.