Irish Greyhound Stadium to Open Soon

6 October 2010 (Last Updated October 6th, 2010 18:30)

The new €18m ($24.8m) Greyhound Stadium in Limerick, Ireland, will open this week in time for its 12-race card. The 2,900-seat stadium is located on the old racecourse site at Greenpark and will feature a main stand with viewing and dining areas, as well as four bars.

The new €18m ($24.8m) Greyhound Stadium in Limerick, Ireland, will open this week in time for its 12-race card.

The 2,900-seat stadium is located on the old racecourse site at Greenpark and will feature a main stand with viewing and dining areas, as well as four bars.

The stadium will also feature a 190-seat restaurant, private hospitality suites and gallery bars.

The stadium's official opening is scheduled for 22 October 2010, according to limerickleader.com.