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Never did word travel faster, within a small community, than the news, five years ago, that Tom Humphries was a probable paedophile, writes
Mon, 09 Oct, 2017
Seriously Ryan, what the hell were you at?
Sat, 16 Sep, 2017
Drawing a blank on the first day of Royal Ascot is just a distant memory for trainer Aidan O'Brien after Caravaggio and Winter provided him with a magnificent Group One double today.
Fri, 23 Jun, 2017
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Sat, 17 Jun, 2017
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Sat, 11 Feb, 2017
Works by Caravaggio, which have never been seen in Ireland, will feature at an exhibition at the National Gallery in Dublin.
Sat, 07 Jan, 2017
The Holy Family with an Angel by Jacob Jordaens (1593-1678) was the top lot at Christie’s Old Masters evening sale in London last week.
Sat, 17 Dec, 2016
meets contemporary dancer Oona Doherty to discuss her tour of Ireland with the show Maria Maria Maria.
Thu, 24 Nov, 2016
An extraordinarily successful year for Aidan O’Brien was recognised at the Dorchester Hotel in London last night as four Ballydoyle charges were honoured at the 26th annual Cartier Racing Awards while the master handler received the Cartier/Daily Telegraph Award of Merit.
Wed, 09 Nov, 2016
As a holiday destination, Malta is just off the beaten track – and it’s a must-see, writes
Sat, 22 Oct, 2016
Wed, 21 Sep, 2016
Caravaggio might not run again this season after suffering a setback which has put in doubt his scheduled engagement in the Juddmonte Middle Park Stakes.
Mon, 29 Aug, 2016
Sat, 27 Aug, 2016
That was a rather interesting little spat between trainer, Richard Hannon, and Horse Racing Ireland chief Executive, Brian Kavanagh, regarding the recent Group 1 Keeneland Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh.
Sat, 20 Aug, 2016
“I have to be careful what I say now, don’t I?’’, are the words Aidan O’Brien reportedly muttered in the wake of his Caravaggio enjoying no more than a leisurely stroll on the way to winning the Group 1 Phoenix stakes at the Curragh last Sunday.
Sat, 13 Aug, 2016
Aidan O'Brien's Caravaggio is set to be seen next in the Prix Morny at Deauville on August 21 after cementing his position at the top of the juvenile tree with another imperious performance in the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh.
Mon, 08 Aug, 2016
Caravaggio oozed class as he romped to an impressive, four lengths win in the Group 1 Keeneland Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh yesterday.
Mon, 08 Aug, 2016
Caravaggio bids to become the latest in a long line of Ballydoyle superstars to have landed the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes when he puts his huge reputation on the line at the Curragh tomorrow.
Sat, 06 Aug, 2016
Ryan Moore has been advised by a specialist to have "complete rest" having been "a bit sore for the last couple of weeks".
Fri, 05 Aug, 2016
Aidan O’Brien’s exciting youngster Caravaggio is among the 10 two-year-olds in the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday.
Wed, 03 Aug, 2016
It’s not often a card at Dundalk can be labelled stellar but, with the benefit of hindsight, the card at Dundalk on April 18th really was rather special.
Mon, 18 Jul, 2016
Caravaggio is likely to next grace the stage in the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh on August 7 following his leading role at Royal Ascot.
Wed, 13 Jul, 2016
A seven-race card gets the three-day Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby card at the Curragh, and Mutadaffeq gets the nap to send punters home on a high.
Fri, 24 Jun, 2016
Sat, 18 Jun, 2016
Wed, 15 Jun, 2016
Arguably the best week of racing of the year gets underway this afternoon, when Royal Ascot kicks off with the Queen Anne Stakes.
Tue, 14 Jun, 2016
Aidan O’Brien is one of a number of trainers left to ponder the effects of what looks set to be a soft-ground Royal Ascot.
Mon, 13 Jun, 2016
Ryan Moore set a new best last season when becoming the first rider since the war to record nine winners during Royal Ascot and has high hopes of another successful week.
Fri, 10 Jun, 2016
Sat, 21 May, 2016
Mon, 09 May, 2016
A four-timer for Aidan O’Brien in Dundalk last night, following a treble in Navan on Sunday, proved the well-being of both the Ballydoyle and Owning teams.
Tue, 19 Apr, 2016
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016
A 400-year-old painting that might have been created by Italian master Caravaggio has been found in an attic in southern France.
Tue, 12 Apr, 2016
The National Gallery is to pay consultants up to €75,000 to provide an economic assessment that will include a cost benefit analysis on its proposed €50m to €60m final phase of its Master Development Plan (MDP).
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
takes us through some moments in the fascinating history of lost masterpieces.
Sat, 05 Sep, 2015
Sean Scully is the subject of the most significant exhibition in Cork for many years. Not surprisingly, he’s dismissive about the recent controversy about his work on RTÉ’s Liveline, writes .
Mon, 22 Jun, 2015
From the street to the world stage — an Irish graffiti artist has “the world at his feet” after one of his dynamic paintings sold at auction for more than €100,000.
Sat, 31 Jan, 2015
Conor Power finds winter in Madrid is the best time to experience its two priceless treasures — art and food.
Sat, 03 Jan, 2015
wonders why, in an eclectic collection of writers’ responses to works on show at the National Gallery the majority of contributors chose pieces that allowed them avoid eye-to-eye contact with the subject.
Sat, 03 Jan, 2015
Conor Power dodges the pigeons as he pounds the pavements of the Eternal City while visiting its churches and chapels on the trail of the fast and furious Caravaggio — famed as both genius and sociopath.
Sat, 18 Oct, 2014
One of the most challenging pieces of theatre for an actor is how Ger Fitzgibbon describes Samuel Beckett’s Not I, which he is directing for GaitKrash at the Crawford Art Gallery from May 8-10. The production is back by popular demand having been performed there two months ago. Fitzgibbon, retired head of drama and theatre studies at UCC, has been a Beckett fan ever since he was given a copy of Waiting for Godot when he was 16.
Wed, 07 May, 2014