Coursing: The Doolan family in Clarina, Co Limerick, can’t wait for tomorrow to dawn as they head to Clonmel for the National Coursing Meeting where their bitch Breska Lantern is favourite for the Oaks.
Fri, 30 Jan, 2015
In an announcement made yesterday afternoon at Harold’s Cross stadium by Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture Tom Hayes, it was revealed that the Irish Greyhound Board has signed a five-year partnership with Dublin Coach, a deal which includes sponsorship of the Puppy Derby at Harold’s Cross.
Wed, 27 Aug, 2014
There are people in coursing the length and breadth of Ireland who have been walking dogs for decades, mile after mile day after day in hail, rain, wind, snow and sleet, in hopes of winning that elusive Derby or Oaks Trial Stake and with it, that coveted pass to the annual National Coursing Meeting in Clonmel.
Sat, 25 Jan, 2014
For 51 weekends of the year Sevenhouses is just a crossroads on the R697 a few miles south of Kilkenny; on the second weekend of January however, every year, it becomes a Mecca for the tight-knit coursing community, last-chance-saloon to qualify for the great annual National Coursing Meeting in Clonmel a few weeks later.
Mon, 13 Jan, 2014
Aside from a keen and active interest in coursing, John O’Sullivan runs the very successful Dublin Coach company, and the Clare-native, now resident in Kildare, is eager to merge the two, with an eye to promoting next month’s National Coursing Meeting at Clonmel.
Thu, 03 Jan, 2013
Fri, 28 Jan, 2011
THE shocks and surprises of the previous two days continued on the final day of the National Coursing Meeting in Clonmel yesterday where Kingsmill Dynamo, bred by Sean Bleeks, trained by Aidan Roche in Gorey and owned by the Roche-Fitzpatrick Syndicate from Arklow, Co. Wicklow captured the Boylesport.com Derby.
Thu, 05 Feb, 2009