More than 100,000 people  are expected to attend the Punchestown national hunt racing festival this week. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Over 700 Irish and overseas businesses will be entertaining at the Punchestown national hunt racing festival this week, which is expected to contri(...)

Sizing Europe is set to make his fifth successive appearance in the Boylesports.com Champion Chase tomorrow. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Ground conditions for the start of Punchestown tomorrow are on the slow side of good with officials at the Co Kildare t(...)

Barry Geraghty riding Shutthefrontdoor 
celebrates winning the Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Racing’s weird synchronicity appeared to ensure a Boylesports Irish Grand National famed for outsiders and “little-guy” winners wound up being won (...)

Jockey Paddy Woods (left), who rode Arkle to victory at Gowran Park in 1962, and John Lumley, the horse’s stable lad, in front of the bronze statue of Arkle in Ashbourne, Co Meath at the weekend. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

No matter which horse wins The Boylesports Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse this afternoon, the spirit of Arkle, the greatest steeplechaser o(...)

Jockey Ben Dalton aboard Liberty Counsel (left) on his way to winning the Irish Grand National last year leaves jockey Paul Townend on Away We Go in his wake. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It’s being billed as the “Race of the People” but Willie Mullins hopes he will be able to break the little-guy streak in Easter Monday’s €250,000 B(...)

The Pearse Hotel on Pearse Street in Dublin 2: The 101-bedroom hotel has a bar and restaurant, five meeting rooms, a private gym and 20 parking spaces.

The profitable Pearse Hotel on Pearse Street in Dublin 2 is to be offered for sale at about €9 million. Dermot Curtin of CBRE (...)

155 Upper Leeson Street, Dublin 2: seven-bed guiding €650,000 viewed by 40 parties within two days

Sunshine marks the first real day of spring and viewing is brisk in Dublin 4. The house-selling season is only warming up but pent-up demand is(...)

 Trainer and former Grade One-winning jockey John Cullen who is on board Katnap today at Down Royal. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

John Cullen both trains and rides Katnap who should prove hard to beat at Down Royal this afternoon.The Grade One winning jockey trained his first win(...)

John Boyle opened his first shop on Market Hill in Co Armagh, which had a population of 2,000, in 1982 with a £6,000 loan from his father. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Bookmakers have to wait a day longer than everybody else for Christmas. However, it is often worth the wait. On St Stephen’s Day there were three race(...)

Boylesports  has bought smaller rival Tom Flood Bookmakers Ltd, taking the number of outlets in its chain to 192

Bookmaker Boylesports is investing €3 million in the purchase and fit-out of a seven-shop chain with outlets in Dublin, Meath and Wicklow.The group, t(...)