Helen Murphy from Douglas, Cork,   celebrating her  best-dressed win at Galway races yesterday.   Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

In the clutch bag: lipstick, comb and hair clips, copious Compeed strips for blisters and safety pins in sewing kit. Then there’s the spare tights, n(...)

In 2005 Brian O’Connell and business associate Adrian Murphy of A&B Developments purchased Mount Prospect House, a period property on Killiney Hil(...)

Bryan Cooper on Si C’etait Vrai at Fairyhouse. The Kerry-born jockey broke his leg in a horrific fall at Cheltenham yesterday.

Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown Stud team are reshuffling their jockey arrangements for Thursday and Friday after Bryan Cooper broke his leg in(...)

Brian O’Connell and Dunguib back in the winner’s circle. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dunguib recorded a heartwarming victory as he returned to the winner’s enclosure almost three years to the day since his last success with an (...)

Dunguib: can €40,000 Ladbrokes Boyne Hurdle at Navan on Sunday.

Last Instalment completed a fairytale comeback result in last weekend’s Hennessy Gold Cup and while such fairytal(...)

Dermot Bannon: “You can get caught up worrying about not having enough space . . . Life happens in a heartbeat and I’m more into enjoying it than worrying about more space.” Photograph: Eric Luke

‘I live in Drumcondra on the north side of Dublin. We bought a little house here 15 years ago and we spent a year doing it up. We stretched our budget(...)

Barry O’Connell riding Dunguib on his first race back after a long lay off. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dunguib was a highly-encouraging third on his first run for 1040 days as Rule The World took the honours in the Limestone Lad Hurdle at Naas.Bryan Coo(...)

Midleton College, Co Cork. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

‘We feel that Protestants are effectively being persecuted by the Labour element in Government when it comes to education, and we need the Taoiseach’s(...)

Broadcasters Pat Kenny and Sean O’Rourke were both absent from the PPI Awards ceremony in Kilkenny last night.  Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A news story broadcast on the Today with Pat Kenny programme won a radio award last night, though its erstwhile presenter was not there for the ann(...)

 Ian Dempsey said he was surprised at how emotional he felt at being given an outstanding service award for radio. “I’ve been at it a bloody long time,” he said.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Today FM broadcaster Ian Dempsey has been inducted into the PPI (Phonographic Performance Ireland) Radio Awards hall of fame. Dempsey (52) has been a (...)