Pat Smullen: attempts to add a top-rank pattern success to a rewarding season. Photograph: Ryan Byrne

Pat Smullen will aim to put a Group One sheen on an already hugely-successful 2014 when Ireland’s champion jockey-elect travels to Newmarket today for(...)

Vera McGrath at Dublin Central Criminal Court today, where she received an 18-month sentence. Photograph: Collins

A 65-year-old woman has been sentenced to 18 months for helping her husband’s killer dispose of his body in Co Westmeath almost thirty years ago.But V(...)

A man in his forties was shot and wounded close to Navan town shortly before 10pm last night. The incident happened on the Drogheda side(...)

Teaforthree (left) ridden by JT McNamara on his way to winning the Diamond Jubilee National Hunt steeple chase race at Cheltenham on March 14th, 2012. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

When Dr Adrian McGoldrick arrives at Cheltenham today his focus will not be on the front runners or the finishing post. “Most times I go(...)

Gardaí are seeking witnesses to a collision in Co Meath last night in which a woman was fatally injured.

A woman has died following a collision involving a car and a moped in Co Meath. The incident occurred at Kilberry in Navan at about 9.30pm last night.(...)