Roi Du Mee found nothing between him and the winner’s enclosure at Down Royal. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

Roi Du Mee produced a typically admirable front-running performance to land the spoils in the Daily Mirror Chase at Down Royal yesterday.Gordon Elliot(...)

Alderwood, seen here winning at Cheltenham in 2013 for Tony McCoy, is expected to run well in today’s Veterans’ Handicap Chase at Wexford. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Tom Mullins reports stable stalwarts Alderwood and Fosters Cross in fine shape ahead of the Arctic Tack Stud Veterans’ Handicap Chase at Wexford to(...)

Dairy farmer Michael Doran from Duncormick, Co Wexford. Doran used to be a well-known figure in the beef sector. Photograph: Patrick Browne

There was some surprise when it emerged that suckler farmer Michael Doran was taking up dairying. The farmer from Duncormick, Co Wexford, was a well-k(...)

Former manager Anthony Daly gave ‘six epic seasons’ to Dublin, said John Costello. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin chief executive John Costello has conceded the county’s senior hurlers lack the depth at the moment to mount a consistent challenge in champio(...)

 Met Éireann has issued a status orange rainfall warning for Dublin, Louth, Wexford, Wicklow, Meath and Monaghan.   Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Met Éireann has issued a status orange rainfall warning, its second most serious category, for Dublin, Louth, Wexford, Wicklow, Meath and Monaghan. Fl(...)

The volume of seated accommodation makes Croke Park a more profitable venue for Dublin footballers’ championship fixtures. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The Leinster Council was unanimous at its Wednesday night meeting that Dublin’s senior football fixtures should continue to be staged at Croke Park. (...)

Current Offaly manager Brian Whelahan: HIS outstanding contribution to Offaly’s All-Ireland hurling championship victory was recognised with the award of the two hurler of the year citations. pHOTOGRAPH: iNPHO

The All Star season is upon us. There will be criticisms of whatever teams are announced; some of these will be temperate and reasonedbut others won’t(...)

Wexford’s Conor McDonald: was nominated for Young Player of the Year following an impressive summer campaign at both senior and U-21 level. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

A most encouraging year for Wexford hurling continues on Sunday with the county final between Shelmaliers and St Anne’s. But it’s a bittersweet occas(...)

Glen Rovers’ Patrick Horgan: will take some watching by Sarsfields in the Cork county final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.  Photograph: Inpho.

Saturday Kerry SHC Final Replay – Lixnaw v Kilmoyley, Austin Stack Park, 4.0 - The drawn encounter was overshadowed by the attack on Paul Galvin by a (...)

Kilkenny’s Jackie Tyrell and Tipp’s Patrick Maher struggle for possession with Paul Murphy in close attendance. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Sport is a soft touch for mythologising, Gaelic games among the softest and within GAA hurling to a greater degree than football. It’s a frequently he(...)