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Leger winning prize money to be increased with further additions to card planned on final night

By Ronan Coughlan / October 10, 2019 /

Prize money for the winner of this year’s Irish St Leger, to be held in Limerick Greyhound Stadium next month, will be increased to €30,000. This follows the establishment of the ‘Friends of Limerick Greyhound Stadium’ group who have spearheaded a funding initiative which is proving very successful. This has enabled an increase in the top prize…

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‘Friends of Limerick Greyhound Stadium’ group looks for support for the track

By John Keogh / October 8, 2019 /

A newly formed committee is looking for funding and support for the 2019 Irish St Leger and other key events to be held at Limerick Greyhound Stadium. Following discussions within the greyhound community, the ‘Friends of Limerick Greyhound Stadium’ campaign has been established with the aim of supporting racing at the track. The objectives of…

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‘Music Toour Ears’ final Limerick chance in Boylesports Irish Greyhound Derby

By Jack Neville / September 9, 2019 /

Music Toour Ears is now Limerick’s sole hope for success, as a dozen dogs are still in with a chance of netting the 2019 BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby and the €140,000 winners’ prize. Two semi-final races hang in the balance this Saturday at Shelbourne Park in the richest race in the Irish greyhound calendar, which…

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Limerick still with double chance in Boylesports Irish Greyhound Derby

By Jack Neville / September 3, 2019 /

Double chance for Limerick as the race for the 2019 Boylesports Irish Greyhound Derby continues Limerick still has a double chance of success as 24 greyhounds remain in the race for the €300,000 BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby for quarter-final weekend. The action continues this Saturday at Shelbourne Park with four ultra-competitive heats down for decision…

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Limerick interest still strong as 48 still in with a chance of glory

By John Keogh / August 27, 2019 /

Limerick interest remains strong in the race for the 2019 Boylesports Irish Greyhound Derby ahead of the third round of the competition. The Derby is the most prestigious race in the Irish greyhound calendar and boasts a prizefund of over €300,000. Friday and Saturday saw a field of 96 cut in half, with Slippy Cian,…

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Youth given a chance by greyhound trainer PJ Ryan

By Jack Neville / April 26, 2019 /

Young kennelhand gains canine friend for life as greyhound trainer attempting to give youth a chance in the sport Only For Rory has three wins to his name since he began racing at Limerick Greyhound Stadium – but that’s not where the joy begins and ends for trainer PJ Ryan and young kennelhand Amanda Meade.…

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Galbally Camogie Club land big prize in Con & Annie Kirby Memorial Final

By Jack Neville / April 22, 2019 /

Toolmaker Josie takes Kirby prize and lands €10,000 windfall for Galbally Camogie Club A packed Limerick Greyhound Stadium saw Toolmaker Josie scoop the 2019 Con & Annie Kirby Memorial Stake last night. The win saw Josie earn €80,000 for connections, including trainer Robert Gleeson and owner William Hyslop. Josie’s assigned club, Galbally Camogie Club, landed…

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Ballymac Tas 6/4 Fav to Become First Female Winner of JP McManus Stake

By Jack Neville / April 15, 2019 /

It was a night to remember for Liam Dowling on Saturday in Limerick as he qualified his two semi-finalists through to the big €80,000 cracker this weekend. The Con & Annie Kirby Memorial is sponsored by JP McManus and his wife Noreen, in memory of her parents. Liam Dowling has never won this competition before…

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Twelve greyhounds still in with a chance of €80,000 Kirby glory

By Jack Neville / April 10, 2019 /

Twelve greyhounds and their assigned clubs remain in the race for the 2019 Con & Annie Kirby Memorial Stake at Limerick Greyhound Stadium. Two semi-final races will be ran on Saturday night’s race card, with the top three in each semi progressing to the Kirby final, to be held on Easter Saturday. The event’s quarter…

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Limerick’s Bob Shanahan recognised at 2018 National Greyhound Racing Awards

By Raffaele Rocca / March 26, 2019 /

Limerick’s Bob Shanahan has received a Special Merit Award at the 2018 National Greyhound Awards in Kildare. Mr Shanahan received the prize from the Irish Greyhound Board, along with Tim Keane of Ennistymon, Co. Clare. Both Bob and Tim have been involved with Limerick’s Advisory Council. Having previously been a director at Limerick Greyhound Stadium,…

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