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26/07/2021

BREAKING - Kilkenny greyhound track's €1 million boost

Major investment by Irish Greyhound Board in Kilkenny

Bord na gCon quick out of the traps with Kilkenny investment

From left: Pat Loughlin, Kilkenny Greyhound Racing; EU Commissioner Phil Hogan; Kilkenny Agricultural Society, John Murphy and Phil Meaney, Bord na gCon at Kilkenny Greyhound Track PIC: PAT MOORE

Kilkenny Greyhound track is to receive a grant of €1 million from Bord na gCon (The Irish Greyhound Board).
The investment is included in the body's five year strategic plan and was signed off on this week by the board and outgoing chairman of Bord na gCon, Phil Meaney from Carlow.
The Chairman of Kilkenny Greyhound Track, Mr Pat Loughlin, Gowran welcomed the news and said the investment was a major boost to the local economy and was a vote of confidence in the greyhound industry around the city and county and the track operators.
The Chairman of Kilkenny Agricultural Society, John Murphy, Kilmanagh said the society was looking forward to working constructively with the greyhound track committee on bringing the project to fruition and thanked all who worked on securing the funding.

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