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Spain’s  Sergio Garcia: and England’s Justin Rose played in a 15-inch-hole event at the Reynolds Plantation resort recently. Photograph: Getty Images

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Incident happened at a tourist attraction in the town of Mount Isa (marked in  red) in the Australian state of Queensland.

An Irish man has died following an accident in the Australian mining town of Mount Isa. (...)

Jockey Barry Geraghty kisses the Stan James Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy after winning on Jezki. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A Champion Hurdle win and a record-breaking sixth successive victory by the Queen of Cheltenham Quevega should have been enough to send Irish (...)

 Ireland’s Dan Leavy is forced off with a shoulder injury against England at Franklin’s Gardens.  Chris Vaughan/Inpho

There was some mixed news for Ireland coach Mike Ruddock ahead of Friday night’s Under 20 international against Italy at Dubarry Park (7.05). (...)

Katie Taylor and Paddy Barnes, seen with their Olympic medals after the London Olympics.

Shushhh . . .tat tat. Shushh . . . tat, tat. Shushhh . . . tat, tat is the sound of Katie Taylor punching Paddy Barnes. It disappears fo(...)

The matchmaker and the ‘spy guy’
Review: The Matchmaker

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Last year’s Alltech International Brewing and Distilling Convention in the Convention Centre Dublin 3:40

In the early 1980s, consumers were not exactly spoiled for choice when it came to beer – requests for anything more exotic than Guinness, Harp, Tennen(...)

 Men’s Wearhouse  store on 6th Avenue in New York.  Men’s Wearhouse shares rose nearly 3 per cent. Photographer: Craig Warga/Bloomberg

Men’s Wearhouse mounted a hostile $1.61 billion bid for Jos. A. Bank Clothiers in an attempt to break the resistance of its smaller rival and pacify i(...)

In 2008, the gun that was used to kill John F Kennedy’s assassin was auctioned off as part of “a pop culture collection”. Other items included the (...)