Ryan Moore on  Somehow (left) win The Arkle Finance Cheshire Oaks from Moorside  at Chester. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien is hoping Somehow (8-15 favourite) will have learnt plenty from the demanding experience Chester provides ahead of the Investec Oaks aft(...)

Rescue from the ruins of the Coliseum Theatre – two soldiers, originally prisoners in the GPO took refuge in the theatre and were later rescued from the ruins. Photograph: TW Murphy/willowdesign.com

A set of photographs of Dublin in the aftermath of the Easter Rising which were commissioned by the British military governor, General Sir John Maxwel(...)

St Mullins won their 25th Carlow senior hurling championship title with win over Mount Leinster.

St Mullins 1-14 Mount Leinster Rangers 0-10 Defending Carlow senior hurling champions St Mullins went into yesterday’s county final as rank outsiders (...)

Home Of The Brave, ridden by jockey James Doyle, on the way to winning the Friarstown Stud Minstrel Stakes during day two of the Darley Irish Oaks Weekend at The Curragh Racecourse. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Racing correspondent English trainer Hugo Palmer put a perfect Group Three ribbon on his classic-winning Curragh weekend with Home Of The Brave’s dom(...)

Brazen Beau finishes second in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot: Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images.

Trainer Chris Waller will achieve a “life highlight” if star sprinter Brazen Beau can become the first Australian-trained horse to win the Darley July(...)

Barry Geraghty: starts his new job as JP McManus’s jockey with three rides at Limerick on Sunday.   Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

In terms of profile, high summer may be National Hunt racing’s down time, but Sunday’s otherwise run-of-the-mill Limerick card is an important one fo(...)

Paul Nicholls is targeting the French Champion Open with Zarkander. Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Flat racing’s classics are firmly centre-stage this week but Hurricane Fly’s hold on the Irish racing public’s imagination guarantees focus will brie(...)

Carlow 2-15 Laois 4-7 Not since they beat Laois in O’Moore Park five years ago had Carlow scored a goal in the championship or won a game but l(...)

Al Kazeem (blue and white cap) and James Doyle on their way to victory in the Tattersalls Gold Cup at the Curragh. Photograph: Inpho

Popular veteran Al Kazeem clinched another Group One prize in a thrilling renewal of the Tattersalls Gold Cup at the Curragh.The Roger Charlton-traine(...)

Success Days ridden by Shane Foley races clear of the field on the way to winning the Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial Stakes at Leopardstown.  Photo: Brian Lawless/PA

Success Days once again relished the testing conditions as he swept to an emphatic victory in the Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial at Leopardstown.Surpris(...)