A film crew from IRISH TV attended the Tubbercurry Coursing Meeting last weekend to film a special TV preview for SKY TV ahead of the National Coursing Finals at Powerstown Park on Feb 2,3 and 4th. The insightful feature looks at the preparations for one of the biggest sporting events of the year with up to 30,000 people expected to attend the National Finals this year.
Irish Coursing Club CEO, DJ Histon, chats about the meticulous planning for Clonmel with the event now taking over a weekend for the first time, while ICC President Brian Divilly discusses the huge interest in coursing across the country at present. Country singing legend Jimmy Buckley, who is an avid greyhound supporter, talks about his own grá for coursing and his love affair with Clonmel. The coursing feature will be broadcast this Thursday, Jan 17th, at 9pm on SKY TV channel 191 and on freestat 400. You can also watch the entire feature on www.irishtv.ie.