Marketer and advertiser Gary Brown and financial advisor Wayne McCarthy have been appointed as non-executive directors of Bord na gCon, the state-run greyhound industry authority.
Gary Brown is a board member of JWT Folk, a leading advertising agencies.
He has considerable expertise in marketing and advertising.
Wayne McCarthy is also a new appointment to the board.
He is in a senior management position at Permanent TSB with considerable experience in the financial sector.
The Government has also reappointed current board member Pat Creed, who previously held a number of executive roles with Bank of Ireland.