Protesters outside Walter Palmer’s dental clinic  in Minnesota. Photograph: Adam Bettcher/Getty Images

The American dentist who killed Cecil the lion was a “foreign poacher” who paid for an illegal hunt(...)

Denis O’Regan celebrates on board Quick Jack after winning the Guinness Galway Hurdle Handicap at Ballybrit. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

(...). Second blank After three National Hunt wins earlier in the festival, this valuable black type event(...)

Protestors gather outside Walter James Palmer’s dental office in Bloomington, Minnesota. Photograph: AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt

(...) on July 1st near Zimbabwe’s Hwange national park. He said he had hired professional local guides(...)

The entrance to River Bluff Dental clinic where Walter Palmer, who killed the lion, works. Photograph: Eric Miller/Reuters

(...) mourn the death of Cecil, the lion lured from his sanctuary and killed during a game hunt this month in(...)

Mark Balma works on a mural of Cecil the lion outside Walter James Palmer’s dental office in Bloomington, Minnesota. Palmer is accused of killing the lion on a hunting trip. Photograph: Eric Miller/Reuters 0:43

Palmer, calling for him to be extradited to Zimbabwe to face charges of taking part in an illegal hunt(...)

Trainer Gordon Elliott: will be hoping The Game Changer can secure €300,000 first prize for the Galway Hurdle.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The financial aspect of Ireland’s richest ever National Hunt race is reason enough to target the(...)

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals group reacted with fury and said in a statement: “If, as has been reported, this dentist and his guides lured Cecil out of the park with food so as to shoot him on private property ... he needs to be extradited, charged, and, preferably, hanged.” Photograph: AP 0:43

Bronkhorst and Honest Ndlovu, a local landowner – are accused of helping Walter James Palmer hunt the lion(...)

Ruby Walsh on board Long Dog on the way to winning The Topaz Novice Hurdle on the second day of the Galway Festival at Ballybrit. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Hint Of A Tint gave trainer David Wachman another big-race winner with victory in the Topaz Mile Handicap at Galway. The main event on the seco(...)

Patrick Mullins will ride  Boston Bob in Wednesday’s Galway Plate. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Patrick Mullins is thrilled to have picked up the ride on multiple Grade One winner Boston Bob in Wednesday’s Galway Plate. The 10-year-old won both t(...)

Zafayan could give the bookies a fright. Photograph: Inpho/James Crombie

(...) will be down on National Hunt runners. But soft ground conditions on the flat track, with more forecast(...)