Charlie Swan is handing in his training licence to concentrate on the bloodstock and sales side of racing. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho.

Charlie Swan is looking to Make A Track giving him the perfect send-off from training in the Goffs Thyestes Handicap Chase at Gowran on Thursday.The f(...)

Only last June David Duffy had signed a permanent contract with AIB, having originally signed up in December 2011 on a fixed-term contract for three years

Last Friday evening, the directors of AIB were asked to dial into a conference call for word of an important announcement that the bank was going to m(...)

Barry Connell and trainer Ted Walsh celebrate with Foxrock after their win in The BoyleSports Handicap Steeplechase at Leopardstown. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA

Foxrock ran out a game winner of the BoyleSports Handicap Chase to gain compensation for his narrow defeat on this course at Christmas. Adrian Heskin (...)

Dublin index heavyweight CRH added 1.17 per cent to close at €19.83

European markets rose as oil company gains helped to counterbalance a sharp fall in Swiss equities sparked by the country’s national bank decision to(...)

A new opinion poll shows only one per cent of voters support Lucinda Creighton’s new party. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A new opinion poll has shown both Government parties have increased their support, with Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Joan Burton the most popular(...)

Dermot Weld will rely on star young jockey Johnny Burke for Tandem’s bid for success in Sunday’s €100,000 Boylesports Hurdle at Leopardstown. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Dermot Weld plans to pitch Tandem into Sunday’s €100,000 Boylesports Hurdle and will turn to star young jockey Johnny Burke for the job of guiding hi(...)

 Barry Geraghty and  Sprinter Sacre:   “The forecast is pretty wet and it just depends how bad it gets, we wouldn’t want it too heavy,” said Geraghty.Photo:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Twinlight has mixed good and bad this season but only a career best performance is likely to be good enough if he is to record back-to-back Grade One(...)

The European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt. Futures rose amid investor optimism that a weaker-than-forecast inflation report bolstered the case for the ECB to begin quantitative easing. Photograph: Ralph Orlowski/Reuters

European stocks ended higher despite paring gains in late trading, and futures rose amid investor optimism that a weaker-than-forecast inflation re(...)

Gilgamboa with jockey Mark Walsh clears the last hurdle ahead of Flaxen Flare and jockey David O’Leary to win the Boylesports.com Hurdle at Leopardstown last January. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Gilgamboa could put his Cheltenham festival credentials to a Grade One test in Leopardstown at the end of the month.Unbeaten in two starts over fence(...)

European stocks fell to an almost three-week low as uncertainty about Greece’s future in the euro zone and worries about the implications of sliding oil prices dented market sentiment. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

Stock prices fell on global markets, stuck in a dismal start to 2015 on tumbling oil prices and the possibility of Greece leaving the euro zone, as(...)