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Gardaí investigate after threatening leaflets posted to locals near greyhound stadium
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Gardaí investigate after threatening leaflets posted to locals near greyhound stadium

Nov 27th 2019, 6:05 AM 31,867 Views 34 Comments

A number of flyers were posted to residents in Ringsend last Saturday.

Irish Greyhound Board to spend estimated €350k on traceability database
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Irish Greyhound Board to spend estimated €350k on traceability database

Nov 20th 2019, 6:20 AM 6,782 Views 25 Comments

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
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Ross asked Department of Agriculture to cut funding to greyhound industry after RTÉ doc

Aug 25th 2019, 7:30 AM 18,332 Views 71 Comments

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
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Irish Greyhound Board opens phone line for reporting animal cruelty

Jul 12th 2019, 7:15 PM 13,496 Views 80 Comments

The move comes following a damning RTÉ programme.

Connolly’s Red Mills withdraws greyhound sponsorship over 'shocking revelations' about industry
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Connolly’s Red Mills withdraws greyhound sponsorship over 'shocking revelations' about industry

Jul 5th 2019, 7:32 PM 27,862 Views 103 Comments

Barry’s Tea and FBD Insurance both withdrew their sponsorship earlier this week.

Irish Greyhound Board promises reforms in wake of RTÉ documentary revelations
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Irish Greyhound Board promises reforms in wake of RTÉ documentary revelations

Jun 28th 2019, 7:16 PM 14,505 Views 68 Comments

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'
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Irish Greyhound Board 'strongly condemns actions of minority in industry'

Jun 27th 2019, 10:15 AM 17,318 Views 84 Comments

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
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100 new jobs set for Dublin as waste company announces expansion

May 22nd 2019, 1:46 PM 13,778 Views 18 Comments

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
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Challenge over investigation into greyhound who tested positive for banned substance dismissed

Sep 28th 2018, 4:57 PM 15,807 Views 16 Comments

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
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Greyhound latest bin company to start charging customers for green bins

Apr 27th 2018, 1:07 PM 25,108 Views 86 Comments

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
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Greyhound says it wants garda protection for waste collection crews in parts of Dublin

Aug 28th 2017, 4:48 PM 56,081 Views 105 Comments

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'
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It just sold a stadium for €23 million - but there are warnings the greyhound industry is 'in danger'

Jun 4th 2017, 12:15 PM 23,287 Views 30 Comments

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?
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Poll: Should waste companies be charging extra for heavy bins without approval?

May 21st 2017, 11:10 AM 20,735 Views 74 Comments

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
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Putting rubbish in the wrong wheelie bin? It'll cost you an average of €30 every time

Mar 14th 2017, 6:10 AM 32,498 Views 52 Comments

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?
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'This is our weapon' - Is the future of the protest in Ireland under threat?

Feb 26th 2017, 12:05 AM 18,159 Views 0 Comments

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

Jan 26th 2017, 3:30 PM 31,135 Views 68 Comments

The rubbish ends up being disposed of in dumps.

Four men arrested for greyhound theft released without charge
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Four men arrested for greyhound theft released without charge

Dec 8th 2016, 2:04 PM 9,502 Views 17 Comments

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
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'It's unreal that it happened': Four men arrested as stolen greyhound found safe and well

Dec 7th 2016, 10:45 AM 35,248 Views 48 Comments

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

Dec 6th 2016, 2:13 PM 22,744 Views 32 Comments

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'
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Bin company may stop collecting rubbish bags in Dublin for 'health and safety reasons'

Nov 7th 2016, 10:05 AM 26,340 Views 62 Comments

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
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Greyhound insists there is no issue with rivals in Dublin city

Oct 14th 2016, 6:00 AM 10,248 Views 13 Comments

They say the issue is down to shopkeepers.

Investigation underway after counterfeit bin bags discovered in Dublin
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Investigation underway after counterfeit bin bags discovered in Dublin

Sep 27th 2016, 1:38 PM 22,471 Views 17 Comments

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
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Greyhound customers will be hit with pay-by-weight charge unless they opt out

Jun 28th 2016, 8:08 PM 28,940 Views 54 Comments

A year-long industry-wide price freeze was announced last week.

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

Jun 18th 2016, 11:57 AM 22,252 Views 150 Comments

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

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

Jun 16th 2016, 8:05 PM 45,644 Views 197 Comments

“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'
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Bin charges treble for customers as companies accused of operating 'a cartel'

Jun 16th 2016, 12:45 PM 53,715 Views 194 Comments

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
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Deputy Lord Mayor cleared of charges over Greyhound protest

Apr 7th 2016, 3:02 PM 12,042 Views 20 Comments

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

Oct 16th 2015, 7:06 AM 12,909 Views 0 Comments

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

Ivan Yates sold the Newstalk Breakfast dog without telling anyone
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Ivan Yates sold the Newstalk Breakfast dog without telling anyone

Jun 22nd 2015, 9:00 AM 33,436 Views 44 Comments

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
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Nora Barnacle, the turtle found in a bin, has died

Jun 18th 2015, 10:11 AM 11,832 Views 22 Comments

Poor Nora.

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

Jun 16th 2015, 8:00 PM 19,833 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Feb 17th 2015, 9:56 AM 15,181 Views 68 Comments

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

Greyhound workers vote to end 14-week lockout
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Greyhound workers vote to end 14-week lockout

Sep 22nd 2014, 10:58 PM 13,319 Views 57 Comments

The agreement will see a number of redundancies and a wage reduction of between 15% and 20%.

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Greyhound dispute could be set to end after 14-week lockout

Sep 21st 2014, 8:00 PM 9,864 Views 16 Comments

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
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Greyhound told waste facility permit application invalid for 20 reasons

Sep 13th 2014, 7:45 AM 11,222 Views 29 Comments

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

Sep 9th 2014, 5:37 PM 19,086 Views 138 Comments

Five TDs turned up today to support the workers.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Sep 8th 2014, 11:05 PM 21,055 Views 2 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the funeral of three Charleville brothers, Cardinal Seán Brady retiring, and a new baby for Prince William and Kate Middleton.

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