Over 200 attend meeting to save Lifford Greyhound Stadium

first_img Facebook Pinterest By News Highland – August 15, 2019 Almost 200 people attended a meeting in Strabane last night to discuss the future of Lifford Greyhound Stadium.Last week, the stadium’s owners, the Duffy family from Derry, announced the facility will close after this coming Saturday’s race meeting, citing a lack of support from the Irish Greyhound Board.The meeting saw the formation of a North West Greyhound Owners and Breeders Association, with calls for a stay of execution on the closure of the stadium to see if a way can be found to make it viable.Speaking after the meeting, Hugh Duffy repeated his belief that the ball is now in the Irish Greyhound Board’s court………Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Hugh-Duffy-Dogs.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.A number of public representatives from both sides of the border attended the meeting, with West Tyrone MP Orfhlaith Begley suggesting there should be a cross party, cross community meeting of public representatives to see what can be done in terms of supporting the stadium.Lifford Councillor Gerry Crawford was one of a number of politicians who also attended the meeting ; he said there is clear support for the stadium……….Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Gerry-Crawford-Dogs.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. DL Debate – 24/05/21 Google+ Over 200 attend meeting to save Lifford Greyhound Stadium Previous articleHealth Stores Ireland say Vitamin D research proves case against VATNext articleSet back for English as Boyce smashes record News Highland Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img AudioHomepage BannerNews Twitter Google+ WhatsApp Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Harps come back to win in Waterford Pinterest Facebook Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24thlast_img read more

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