Marchese Marconi and Robbie Power  win the Ladbrokes Maiden Hurdle on day six of the Galway Festival. Photograph: PA Wire

Stephen Nolan would love to run Prince Rudi in the Irish National next spring after his stable stalwart landed the feature race on the sixth day of th(...)

Dún Aonghasa – one of Aran’s most spectacular monuments. Photograph: Discovery programme

When two Trinity College scientists landed on the Aran islands in 1891, they visited graveyards in search of old skulls, and all resident males were (...)

Tony McCoy falls from Colbert Station during the Tara Handicap Hurdle at Navan today. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Briar Hill easily shrugged aside his solitary rival Azorian to land the Navan Novice Hurdle at the Co Meath track.The Grade One feature had been reduc(...)