An apprentice carpenter was stabbed to death in a row over a woman, an inquest has heard.Maurice Martin’s killer stabbed him 14 times in a frenzied a(...)

Jockey Eddie O’Connell has until next week to lodge an appeal.

Jockey Eddie O’Connell has until next week to lodge an appeal against the landmark four-year ban on racing corruption charges he got from the Turf Clu(...)

Paul Webber’s Cantlow heads a maximum field of 30 for Monday’s Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse. The British horse is one of six runne(...)

Andrew Thornton celebrates winning the Ladbrokes Irish National on Lion Na Bearnai – an intended runner in Saturday’s big race at Aintree – at Fairyhouse in 2012.

Topweight Tidal Bay is the headline act among the ‘senior citizens’ for Saturday’s Crabbies Grand National but Co(...)

Tony McCoy: received a warm welcome from punters at Navan racecourse

Minella Foru was career-winner 4,002 for Tony McCoy when maintaining his unbeaten record at Navan yesterday, but the horse looks destined to become kn(...)

Flemenstar will seek to defend his Fortria Chase crown at Navan tomorrow. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

It takes a lot to switch the spotlight from Tony McCoy just now but Flemenstar’s return to action at Navan tomorrow might manage it.On the back of own(...)

 Dane Massey (right of picture) returns to the Dundalk squad for tonight’s  Airtricity League Premier Division clash with St Patrick’s Athletic in Inchicore. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A year ago, recalls Gavin McLaughlin, a game in Belfield Bowl played in front of 121 people provided a pretty stark sense of where Dundalk stood with (...)

Clandeboye and Co Sligo will contest the tomorrow’s Barton Shield Final after coming through the penultimate stage of the AIG sponsored, GUI All Irela(...)

Michael Gallagher (right), whose son Aiden (21), was killed in the Omagh bomb attack with Stanley McCombe who lost his wife Ann, speaking in Belfast on the decision by the British Government not to hold a public inquiry into the 1998 Omagh bombing which killed 29 people. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The resolve of the Omagh families who for years have been pleading for a cross-Border inquiry into the 1998 Real IRA bombing was severely tested by No(...)


2013 Galway Festival, Ballybrit, Galway 30/7/2013
Trainer Dermot Weld.

Dermot Weld has always been Public Enemy number one as far as bookmakers at Galway are concerned but the accompanying success of Tony Martin this week(...)