Paul Galvin relaxes alongside a statue of poet Patrick Kavanagh at the Grand Canal in Dublin. "I have a fascination with words," Galvin says.  Picture: Billy Stickland
The final word on Paul Galvin

He’s always backed himself. So when it came to telling his colourful life and football story, the only person he’d trust to put proper context on all those raucous and riotous moments was his own hand. Galvin In His Own Words. It has bestseller written all over it


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Too cool for School

He might have lost his European Tour card but Waterford’s Kevin Phelan is feeling so good about himself after a strong finish to his rookie season that he can’t wait to get to the European Tour Qualifying School.


GOOD VIBRATIONS: Sarah O'Brien and her brother Joseph riding work at Santa Anita yesterday morning.  Picture: Healy Racing.
Mustajeeb ticks all the right boxes in BC Mile

One of the surprising statistics to have emerged in the build-up to Mustajeeb’s run in the Breeders’ Cup Mile is that Dermot Weld has yet to saddle a winner at what is one of the biggest meetings in the world.