The skylark is a bird everyone loves to hear, warbling excitedly as it rises into the air and signalling the coming of summer.
One-time Classic contender Amedeo Modigliani may make his long-awaited reappearance at Naas on Sunday.
More than 100 people turned out for the funeral of an RAF veteran in the UK who died with no known family, following a social media appeal.
Heavy snow has caused more misery for travellers overnight - with the wintry weather disruption set to continue during the morning rush hour in the UK.
Disgraced former celebrity publicist Max Clifford, 74, has died in hospital.
Thunderstorms are continuing to affect parts of Britain, with lightning and heavy downpours expected to hit both the morning and evening rush hours.
A tiger that killed a keeper at a Cambridgeshire zoo will not be put down, bosses said.
Around 1,000 day-old chicks have been abandoned in a field in Britain.
Anyone trying to make an online purchase worth as little as €10 could soon have to give much more security information just to have their transaction processed.
A light aircraft narrowly avoided a mid-air collision with eight parachutists, an investigation has found.
A man arrested in Portugal in connection with the murder of six-year-old Rikki Neave more than two decades ago has been returned to the UK.
Switzerland: It was built to help uncover the building blocks of our universe — but scientists have found that Cern’s Large Hadron Collider particle accelerator can write beautiful music too.
Britain’s largest police force has been put on heightened alert for any spike in hate crime in the wake of the EU referendum.
Next week, many Irish tillage farmers will make a pilgrimage to Cereals 2016 in Cambridgeshire in England.
“The faster the ground the better” is how Harry Dunlop views Early Morning’s chance in the Royal Hunt Cup at Royal Ascot.
A 5,000-litre spray tank is allied to spray width of up to 36m in John Deere’s new R4050i self-propelled sprayer, which will make its UK and Ireland show debut at Cereals 2016 in Cambridgeshire in June.
Gang members jailed for up to 6 years 8 months; £17m in items stolen; may have sold for treble that
Members of an organised crime gang have been jailed for up to six years and eight months, after plotting to steal up to £57m in rhino horn and Chinese artefacts in a series of museum raids.
More than a dozen members of an organised crime gang are due to be sentenced after plotting to steal rhino horn and Chinese artefacts worth up to €71m in a series of museum raids.
The daughter of a journalist, brought up in a house full of books, Fiona always loved writing.
Phillip Makin was the star of the show on the first day of the Ayr Gold Cup meeting yesterday with a 78-1 treble.
Watching TV and spending time online could rob teenagers of success in exams, research has shown.
The world’s first test-tube baby has revealed the “sick” blood-splattered hate mail her parents received after her ground-breaking birth.
A 36-year-old Galway man has been arrested at a port in Wales on suspicion of the murder of a man in England just over a week ago.
The A14 and A11 are dual carriageways now, designed to speed motorists across the Cambridgeshire fens.
More than a dozen women have contacted police in England fearing they were targeted by a night stalker rapist who is due to be sentenced for attacks spanning nearly 30 years.
Zarwaan is proving popular with punters ahead of the Betway Lincoln after Ed Dunlop indicated he was leaning towards running the four-year-old at Doncaster rather than in the Irish equivalent on Sunday.
Peter Dowdall on a piece of sylvan magic on the eastern Cork fringes.
Martina Tyrrell and her husband packed in their jobs, bought a boat and with some trepidation, sailed off into the sunset with their young family.
Charlie Swan is to retire from the training ranks at the end of this month.
USA: South Dakota officials have cancelled a public safety campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of jerking the steering wheel on icy roads, saying it’s too risqué.
Police killer Harry Roberts has been released from prison, despite calls from relatives of his victims, politicians and senior police for him to stay behind bars.
Former PR guru Max Clifford has lost a challenge against his eight-year jail sentence for sex offences.
Bronze Angel could have another crack at Group Three honours in the Darley Stakes at Newmarket next month thanks to winning the Betfred Cambridgeshire for a second time on Saturday.
Luca Cumani believes Velox ticks the right boxes as the Newmarket trainer seeks to win the Betfred Cambridgeshire for a third time at Newmarket today.
Legendary British actor and film director Richard Attenborough died yesterday at the age of 90.
Dermot Weld’s Brooch put up a fine performance to land the Listed Vincent O’Brien Ruby Stakes at Killarney last night.
Shutter Island got up late on to land the most valuable race on Ballinrobe’s card, the E. P. S. Pumps Handicap Hurdle last night.
Met Eireann has issued a weather warning for parts of the east and south of the country, while the UK is bracing itself for high winds and flash floods as Hurricane Bertha moves in.
Brian Ellison vowed to return to Galway after Baraweez and Pacific Heights gave him a one-three in the €100,000 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Ahonoora Handicap on the final day of the Festival.
Here’s our spoiler-free guide to what you should watch on the box tonight.
An amnesia sufferer who had been unable to remember his own name after being found in a park in the UK has been identified following an appeal by doctors.
A self-portrait of Rembrandt has been verified following eight months of scientific analysis.
Three additional cases of blood poisoning linked to a batch of intravenous fluid given to babies have been identified by health officials.
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