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From TheJournal.ie Irish Greyhound Board opens phone line for reporting animal cruelty Greyhound Racing

Irish Greyhound Board opens phone line for reporting animal cruelty

The move comes following a damning RTÉ programme.

From TheJournal.ie Connolly’s Red Mills withdraws greyhound sponsorship over 'shocking revelations' about industry Greyhound Racing

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.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Greyhound Board promises reforms in wake of RTÉ documentary revelations Greyhound Racing

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.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Greyhound Board 'strongly condemns actions of minority in industry' Rté Investigates

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.

From TheJournal.ie 100 new jobs set for Dublin as waste company announces expansion Greyhound

100 new jobs set for Dublin as waste company announces expansion

It will bring the total number of employees at the company to 600.

From TheJournal.ie Challenge over investigation into greyhound who tested positive for banned substance dismissed Courts

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound latest bin company to start charging customers for green bins Charging

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.

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound says it wants garda protection for waste collection crews in parts of Dublin Video Footage

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.

From TheJournal.ie It just sold a stadium for €23 million - but there are warnings the greyhound industry is 'in danger' Caught In The Traps

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.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should waste companies be charging extra for heavy bins without approval? Weighty Issue This post contains a poll

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.

From TheJournal.ie Putting rubbish in the wrong wheelie bin? It'll cost you an average of €30 every time What A Waste

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is our weapon' - Is the future of the protest in Ireland under threat? Get Up Stand Up

'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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Dead animals and concrete bricks': One third of green bin collections can't be recycled What A Waste

'Dead animals and concrete bricks': One third of green bin collections can't be recycled

The rubbish ends up being disposed of in dumps.

From TheJournal.ie Four men arrested for greyhound theft released without charge Clares Rocket

Four men arrested for greyhound theft released without charge

A garda spokesperson said a file had been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's unreal that it happened': Four men arrested as stolen greyhound found safe and well Clares Rocket

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Theft of €1 million racing dog 'is Shergar story of greyhound industry' Clares Rocket

Theft of €1 million racing dog 'is Shergar story of greyhound industry'

Clares Rocket has won more than €53,000 in prize money.

From TheJournal.ie Bin company may stop collecting rubbish bags in Dublin for 'health and safety reasons' Greyhound

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.

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound insists there is no issue with rivals in Dublin city Rubbish

Greyhound insists there is no issue with rivals in Dublin city

They say the issue is down to shopkeepers.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation underway after counterfeit bin bags discovered in Dublin Greyhound

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.

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound customers will be hit with pay-by-weight charge unless they opt out Bin Charges

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.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney to bring forward proposal on bin charge issue next week Bin Charges

Simon Coveney to bring forward proposal on bin charge issue next week

The minister says he had a “frank and productive” discussion with operators.

From TheJournal.ie Alan Kelly: 'I never envisaged the dramatic increase in bin charges' Waste Companies

Alan Kelly: 'I never envisaged the dramatic increase in bin charges'

“This was always the sword of Damacles to be held over their heads.”

From TheJournal.ie Bin charges treble for customers as companies accused of operating 'a cartel' On The Up

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.

From TheJournal.ie Deputy Lord Mayor cleared of charges over Greyhound protest Peaceful Protest

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.

From TheJournal.ie Deputy Lord Mayor in court today after being arrested at a protest Dublin

Deputy Lord Mayor in court today after being arrested at a protest

Independent councillor Cieran Perry was arrested during the Greyhound lockout last year.

From TheJournal.ie Ivan Yates sold the Newstalk Breakfast dog without telling anyone Lassie Come Home

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.

From TheJournal.ie Nora Barnacle, the turtle found in a bin, has died Dspca
From TheJournal.ie This little lady was almost recycled after being thrown in the bin Turtle Trash

This little lady was almost recycled after being thrown in the bin

Nora Barnacle the turtle was discovered by recycling plant workers in Clondalkin.

From TheJournal.ie Australian greyhound trainers use live animals to be torn apart by dogs Animal Cruelty This post contains videos

Australian greyhound trainers use live animals to be torn apart by dogs

WARNING: The video in this piece will upset some people.

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound workers vote to end 14-week lockout All Tidied Up?

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%.

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound dispute could be set to end after 14-week lockout

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Welcome to Sunday! Here’s everything you need to know as you kick off your day…

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound told waste facility permit application invalid for 20 reasons FOI

Greyhound told waste facility permit application invalid for 20 reasons

The company has not yet re-applied for the permit, the council confirmed.

From TheJournal.ie Striking Greyhound workers face off with picket crossers as High Court hearing adjourned Dispute

Striking Greyhound workers face off with picket crossers as High Court hearing adjourned

Five TDs turned up today to support the workers.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s set to be a sunny(ish) Tuesday… Here’s everything you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Monday News Fix

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.

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound heads to the High Court after SIPTU workers reject proposals THE NEVERENDING STORY
From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound pledges to reduce 35% pay cut and offers workers redundancy Deal On The Table

Greyhound pledges to reduce 35% pay cut and offers workers redundancy

The workers will have to vote on the proposals next week.

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