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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Dog Lovers to Descend on Merrion Square in Support of Greyhounds

AT NOON on Saturday, September 21, 2013 dog lovers from across Ireland will descend on Merrion Square for a peaceful walk and tribute aimed at raising awareness and support for the welfare of Irish greyhounds. This event has been organised by Greyhound Rescue Association Ireland (GRAI), an organisation dedicated to promoting retired racing greyhounds as pets. The walk will formally...

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Written Declaration For the Protection Of Greyhounds Closes – Message from Greyhound Safe

Written Declaration 0006/2013 on putting an immediate stop to the torture and mistreatment of greyhounds closed on Monday 15th July. The Written Declaration was launched in the European Parliament on 15 April, by the French Member of Parliament Mrs Striffler and 11 other co-signatories, closed with 217 MEP signatures. The goal of over 300 signatures needed, to further the Declaration...

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Walk For Greyhounds 2013

Greyhound Rescue Association Ireland (GRAI) invites you to our third annual Walk for Greyhounds in Dublin! Saturday 21st September Merrion Square Park Dublin, Ireland 12 noon meet at Merrion Square Park 1.15pm walk begins and will take approximately one and a half hours • Promote greyhounds as pets • Raise awareness of greyhound welfare issues • All greyhounds and other breeds welcome...

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Justice sought for Quarry Greyhounds

July 2nd, 2013 MEMBERS of Greyhound Rescue Association Ireland were in attendance yesterday at a court hearing held in Dublin at District Court 44 before Judge Hamill regarding the case of the Limerick Quarry Greyhounds. This case centers around six racing greyhounds found shot, discarded and left unburied in an abandoned Limerick quarry. The dogs were grimly discovered in April...

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