Wednesday, 20 May 2020
Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
Bord na gCon is a commercial state body, established under the Greyhound Industry Act, 1958 chiefly to control greyhound racing and to improve and develop the greyhound industry. Bord na gCon is a body corporate and a separate legal entity to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.
On 1 May 2020, the Taoiseach set out a roadmap for easing the Covid -19 restrictions, which began on Monday 18 May. The Government plans to reopen the economy and society in a slow and phased manner. The roadmap sets out five stages for unlocking restrictions, at three week intervals.
It is currently envisaged that greyhound racing will recommence in stage 3 of the process which is currently scheduled to start on 29 June 2020.