first_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Twitter Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction Harps come back to win in Waterford FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 AudioHomepage BannerNews Google+ Any lingering hopes that Lifford Greyhound Stadium might reopen have been dealt a severe blow with confirmation the funding will not be restored by the Irish Greyhound Board.A report on the future of the future of the industry recommends the end of funding for tracks in , Lifford, Longford, Enniscorthy and Youghal.In a statement this afternoon, the Irish Greyhound Board says it accepts the recommendations of the report.The Lifford track, which operated for sixty years, employed up to 40 people, but closed in August citing a lack of adequate funding from the IGB.CEO of the Irish Greyhound Board, Gerard Dollard, says the report finds the country cannot support the current number of tracks:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/dollard5pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. IGB will not restore funding for Lifford Stadium News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Facebookcenter_img By News Highland – December 6, 2019 WhatsApp Previous articleCouncil’s Severe Weather Assessment Team monitoring arrival of Storm AtiyahNext articleFinn Harps announce that midfielder Gareth Harkin has re-signed for 2020 News Highland Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Facebook Twitter Pinterest DL Debate – 24/05/21 WhatsApp Pinterestlast_img read more