Three of the top greyhound racing events are to be shown live on RTÉ Two, it was announced today.

The final of the Con & Annie Kirby Puppy Stake, with a total prize fund of €160,000, making it the most valuable puppy stake in the world, will be broadcast on television and available online on 26 April from Limerick Greyhound Stadium.

In addition, the final of the Race of Champions from The Kingdom Greyhound Stadium in Tralee will be shown on 6 June, while the Irish Greyhound Derby from Shelbourne Park will be live on 13 September.