It Was a Dog’s Life Yesterday in Dublin!

Yesterday hundreds of dog lovers, rescue organisations, and pets from all over Ireland and overseas, joined a peaceful walk through the centre of Dublin, aimed at promoting retired racing Greyhounds as excellent family pets. Celebrity singer Sharon Shannon also took part in the walk, showing her support and continued advocacy for Irish Greyhounds. The Walk for Greyhounds was organised by...

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Walk for Greyhounds 2014

Dog Lovers and Irish Celebrities to Descend on Merrion Square in Support of Greyhounds Ricky Gervais Supports the 2014 Walk for Greyhounds AT NOON on Sunday, June 15, 2014 dog lovers from across Ireland will descend on Merrion Square for a peaceful walk through the streets of Dublin as a tribute aimed at raising awareness and support for the welfare...

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Submission to Department of Agriculture – Ireland – Bord na gCon Review

SUBMISSION to Department of Agriculture – Ireland – Bord na gCon Review 18 November 2013 This is a submission from the Greyhound Rescue Association of Ireland (GRAI), an active stakeholder concerned with the activities of Bord na gCon/Irish Greyhound Board (IGB), and the consequences for racing greyhounds once they are unwanted and considered “wastage”. This association was formed in 2010...

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Press Release: No Holiday for Racing Greyhounds in Spain

Greyhound Rescue Association Ireland (GRAI) is concerned that Irish greyhounds are being purchased at greyhound sales in Ireland for the express purpose of export to Spain for racing. GRAI’s spokesperson Andrea Lynch reported ‘ Just recently Spanish buyers were seen at the Thurles Sales buying 20 Greyhounds, which are now kenneled somewhere in Co. Tipperary. We have been informed that...

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