Aidan O’Brien: features in files given to the Revenue in 2010. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/©INPHO

Irish racehorse trainer Aidan O’Brien (45) is among the Irish people who feature in the files from HSBC Private Banking in Geneva given to the Revenue(...)

Ruby Walsh on Hurricane Fly holds off Tony  McCoy on Jezki to win the  BHP Insurances Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Connections of Jezki were happy enough with his run behind Hurricane Fly at Leopardstown on Sunday despite losing out to his old adversary for a fifth(...)

James Doyle on Noble Mission comes home to win the Tattersalls Gold Cup at the Curragh last May. Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

The make-up of this May’s Tattersalls Gold Cup will be of major importance to the Curragh authorities after the European Pattern Committee’s confirmat(...)

Paul Townend on board On His Own returns to the parade ring after competing in the Lexus Steeplechase at the Leopardstown festival. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Just three runners for a €31,500 Grade Three is a paltry turnout for Limerick’s final day festival feature but if Martello Tower emerges best he wil(...)

 High Chaparral ridden by Mick Kinnane at the Curragh Races in 2003. Photograph: Tom Honan/Inpho

  The dual-Derby and Breeders Cup winner High Chaparral has had to be put down at the age of 15. Coolmore Stud’s highly successful stallion was eut(...)

Willie Mullins: “There is nothing to report on Hurricane Fly other than good work and he continues to please me.” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Everything is set for round six in the rivalry between Hurricane Fly and Jezki as the pair headline nine entries for the Ryanair Hurdle at Leopardstow(...)

Jamie Spencer has been champion jockey in both Ireland and Britain and has won 33 Group races worldwide. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

Trade Storm’s odds always indicated a neat fairytale-finale for Jamie Spencer in Hong Kong over the weekend was a long-shot. In contrast the odds abou(...)

Philips Manager of the Year Joe Schmidt with his award following the ceremony at the Shelbourne Hotel: “It’s humbling because of the competition that is here today.”

Despite the mass influx, Joe Schmidt is the only foreign rugby coach to be named Philips Sports Manager of the Year.Not the first foreigner, mind. Th(...)

 Joseph O’Brien celebrates winning the Irish Derby on  Australia at the Curragh. Photograph: Morgan Treacy / Inpho

Advent Calendar #1 Maybe time will result in a proper appreciation of Australia’s talent. The regally-bred son of two classic winners always ran again(...)

 A filly by  Frankel (pictured) out of  Finsceal Beo has been sold for €1.8 million at Goffs November Sale – a record for a foal at public auction in Ireland. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

A filly by the brilliant Frankel out of the 2007 English and Irish 1,000 Guineas winner Finsceal Beo has been sold for €1.8 million at Goffs November (...)