I thought some of the reaction to Annie Power’s success at Ascot last Saturday was a trifle amusing.
Having had a half-decent wager on Hurricane Fly in last year’s Champion Hurdle, I resolved immediately ...
Danny Mullins must have felt like someone who had just been let out of jail after partnering The Tullow ...
There are three admirable horses a lot of punters will not want to touch with a forty foot pole the next ...
There was an extraordinary reaction from the public to yesterday’s meeting at Limerick, held to boost ...
It wouldn’t be an great exaggeration to say that Tipperary last Sunday was a bit like racing used to ...
It was particularly interesting to note just how much goodwill there was towards John Oxx after his My ...
Ante-post betting has never held any great attraction for this observer, but have to say the 25-1 on ...
When it comes to the Irish you simply cannot beat tradition.
The Government has again been urged to open an independent inquiry into the level of illegal adoptions ...
Well, we did our dough on Tapestry in last Sunday’s Moyglare Stud Stakes at the Curragh, but the overwhelming ...
This has to be one of the best competition entries we have ever seen.
Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes believes it's time Tom Cleverley finally "kicked on" at the club.
Offaly football legend Liam O'Connor has passed away at the age of 58.
Seamus Darby, scorer of the most famous goal in GAA history, has paid tribute to the man who supplied him with the decisive pass in the 1982 All-Ireland SFC final.
Brian McCormack believes Leinster club final opponents St Vincent's will be adding the real footballer of the year to their line-up this weekend.
David Moyes has reiterated he could not have turned down Manchester United as he prepares to face Everton for the first time since making the move from Goodison Park to succeed Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford.
Arsene Wenger is confident Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen will still be at the Emirates Stadium when the January transfer window closes.
Jose Mourinho, rather typically, has a unique description for what is a unique quality.
Munster captain Peter O'Mahony and No8 James Coughlan were both cleared to face Perpignan on Sunday but the province will have to do without injured hooker Mike Sherry.
The cost of preparing Kerry's inter-county teams dropped by €11,000 to €755,000 this year.
A return to top rankings in reading and maths should not lead to complacency over school reforms, Education Minister Ruairi Quinn has said.
Government ministers have apologised to the families of two senior RUC officers killed by the IRA with the help of at least one or more gardaí.
Detroit is eligible to shed billions in debt in the largest public bankruptcy in US history, a judge said in a long-awaited decision that shifts the case toward how the city will accomplish that task.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's uncle, seen as his nephew's political regent and one of the most powerful men in the country, has apparently been ousted and several associates executed, South Korea's spy agency said.
The latest exchequer figures will provide a huge boost to the Government's efforts to make a successful exit from the EU/IMF bailout programme later this month.
Improved trading conditions have resulted in demand for bank finance among SMEs falling to the lowest level for two years.
Having faced an All Blacks back three of Israel Dagg, Cory Jane and Julian Savea, Dave Kearney pretty much ticked every box in one 80-minute period in terms of defending attacking threats.
LAURE PROUVOST'S win of the Turner Prize for 2013 is the latest in a long line of surprises that have helped keep the visual arts award in the news.
Why did nobody think of it before? The inaugural Richard Harris International Film Festival gets underway in his hometown of Limerick this weekend (Dec 6), 11 years after Ireland's greatest Hollywood star of the 20th century passed away.
Three bunches of flowers, two candles, and a brief note from friends — tributes left yesterday outside the home of murder victim Susan Dunne in the heart of rural North Kerry.
Long-range weather guru Ken Ring is predicting a frosty Christmas for Ireland this year, with the south of the country most likely to get a festive snowfall.
IT IS, at best, a troubled relationship. We have in this country a prof-essional group made up of individuals we all hope we never get to meet.
The earliest known settlers in Co Cork were hunter-gatherers who lived near Fermoy more than 10,100 years ago.
A middle-aged woman was jailed yesterday for contempt of a court order requiring her to leave a house in a Cork suburb that she was occupying unlawfully.
A former Kerry GAA star and the latest Operation Transformation leader has said his obsession with sport cost him his marriage.
The father of a teenager beaten to death in an un-provoked attack, has written to Alan Shatter begging him to help get justice for his murdered son.
Three quarters of the €27.856m donated to the charity wing of the Central Remedial Clinic between 1998 and 2011 was not sent on to the facility.
Five-year-old children who spend three hours a day or more watching television, playing video games, or on the internet are more likely to be among those with emotional or behavioural difficulties.
Wherefore the halos, oh how they slip so lightly.