Greyhound Racing gearing up for Good Friday opening‏

Greyhound Racing gearing up for Good Friday opening‏


Greyhound racing. Image IGB
Greyhound racing. Image IGB

Greyhound Racing will again be one of the few options for a night out this Good Friday, with venues across the country set to open their doors for racing.

Among those open are 8 IGB venues – Shelbourne Park and Harold’s Cross in Dublin, Curraheen Park in Cork, Galway, Limerick, Newbridge, Kilcohan Park in Waterford and the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium in Tralee, with full bar facilities on offer to race-goers.

All will operate a normal opening & racing schedule, apart from Shelbourne Park who will open at 3.30pm with the first race at 5pm. Bookings are now being taken for restaurant and food packages on

To coincide with the Ireland v Switzerland soccer match in the Aviva Stadium, Shelbourne Park are hosting a special event with Tony Cascarino and Tickets are available to purchase now, priced at just €10 for both racing and the Tony Cascarino event.

After racing, Tony & will look ahead to the Ireland v Switzerland match at the Aviva Stadium. They will also chat to Tony about his soccer career, and his thoughts on Euro 2016 – this is a chance not to be missed!

The Ireland v Switzerland game will be shown live on screens throughout the stadium (KO 7.45PM) with Tony Cascarino and also giving their views on the match. There will be a chance for fans to meet Tony & have their photo taken with the soccer legend.

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