Thousands of NHS workers staged a walk out in an ongoing dispute with government over a 1 per cent pay rise. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Hunt, who they accuse of refusing to discuss the long-running row. The minister has erected a “Berlin(...)

Willie Mullins:  “That looked very good to me. I’d imagine he will improve a good bit.” Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

(...) staying chases.” Paddy Power have cut Balbriggan to 12-1 for next month’s Welsh National. The newly(...)

Dessie Hughes and  Hardy Eustace

(...) top National Hunt trainers in the country, and not just of horses. He was instrumental in moulding the(...)

 A filly by  Frankel (pictured) out of  Finsceal Beo has been sold for €1.8 million at Goffs November Sale – a record for a foal at public auction in Ireland. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

(...) and will join Coolmore’s National Hunt stallion roster for 2015.The four-year-old was last seen(...)

Kids: gifts made with love

Arnotts in Dublin, Hunt Museum in Limerick, and Judy Greene Pottery in Galway. Swap sides Anyone who(...)

 Ruby Walsh helps Faugheen clear the last to win The Neptune Investment Mamagement Novices’ Hurdle Race at Cheltenham in March. The pair will be reunited at Ascot on Saturday. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

(...) reappearance when third in the Cork Grand National earlier this month, is among 47 entries for the three(...)

The late Dessie Hughes: “Dessie was Dessie to everyone, from the well-heeled to the down at heel and all those in between.” Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

(...) the news that Dessie Hughes, one of the giants of the National Hunt game, had jumped his final fence(...)

Jamie Codd drives Shaneshill to victory in the he Attheraces.com Champion I.N.H. Flat Race at the Punchestown Festival. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

The top-class bumper performer Shaneshill gets his hurdling career under way at Fairyhouse this afternoon with Cheltenham ambitions already in his si(...)

Ruby Walsh rides Vautour to victory at Cheltenham in March. He is unbeaten in five starts for Willie Mullins. Photograph: Inpho

Navan has hosted the steeplechase debuts of many good horses over the decades but rarely has there been the sense of expectation surrounding a newcome(...)

Ruby Walsh: has a number of good prospects in action at Wexford including Aminabad and Measureofmydreams. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan.

Fresh from Hurricane Fly’s emotional Morgiana Hurdle victory on Sunday, the Ruby Walsh-Willie Mullins team can continue their winning form at Wexford(...)