The Irish Greyhound Board has appointed Sisk Group as the main contractor for the construction of Limerick Greyhound Stadium.
The stadium on Dock Road in Limerick city will have 100 employees when it opens in September 2010.
The stadium will host over 1,750 races a year, with capacity for crowds of up to 2,900. It will have a 190-seat restaurant, private hospitality suites and gallery bars. Commenting on the development, IGB chairman Dick O’Sullivan said the project would be a cornerstone in the development of the greyhound racing industry in Ireland.