Kylemore Lough ridden by Barry Geraghty  jump the last to win the Ryanair Gold Cup Novice Steeplechase  at Fairyhouse. Photograph:  PA Wire

If the Kerry Lee-trained Kylemore Lough secured a first cross-channel success in the Ryanair Gold Cup for almost 30 years, Jer’s Girl’s victory in Fai(...)

Jamie Moore and Mountainous battled to Welsh Grand National victory in gruelling conditions at Chepstow. Photograph: Getty

Mountainous reclaimed the Coral Welsh Grand National in gruelling conditions at Chepstow. Trained by Richard Lee two years ago, he is now in the care(...)

Nico de Boinville riding Sprinter Sacre (R) clear the last to win The Desert Orchid Steeple Chase from Sire De Grugy and Jamie Moore at Kempton Park racecourse. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Sprinter Sacre got the better of Sire De Grugy to clinch the Desert Orchid Chase at Kempton. Pulled up in this race two years ago and subsequently d(...)

Jamie Moore riding Sire De Grugy (L) clear the last to win The Betfair Tingle Creek Steeple Chase from Special Tiara (2L) at Sandown. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Sire De Grugy returned to form in dramatic style as he landed the Betfair Tingle Creek Chase for a second time at Sandown. Gary Moore’s talented two-(...)

 The funeral of Gary Hutch who was shot dead in Spain last week takes place at  Our Lady of Lourdes Church, on Sean McDermott St, in Dublin city on Tuesday.  Photograph: Collins

The mother of a career criminal shot dead in Spain has told mourners at his funeral the family did not want revenge. Kay Hutch, mother of deceased Gar(...)

A Spanish police forensic team at the Angel de Miraflores apartments complex, near Marbella on the Costa del Sol. Photograph: Solarpix

Irish criminal Gary Hutch was shot dead in Spain by an international crime gang who tried to murder him last year because they suspected he was an inf(...)

The apartment complex in Mirarflores where Dublin criminal Gery Hutch was murdered. Photograph:

A man shot dead in Spain on Thursday morning was the Dublin armed robber and suspected gunman Gary Hutch. The 34-year-old from Dublin’s north inner ci(...)

Tony McCoy is to retire at the end of the season. Photograph:  Julian Herbert/PA Wire

Tony McCoy has announced he is to retire from racing at the end of the season.Just minutes after Mr Mole gave McCoy his 200th winner of the season as(...)

The New One riden by jockey Sam Twiston-Davies (R) jumps the final hurdle with Vaniteux riden by Barry Geraghty to win the International Hurdle Race at Cheltenham (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Rock On Ruby returned to winning ways in the Grade Two Osborne House Relkeel Hurdle over an extended two and a half miles.The 2012 champion hurdler a(...)

Gerard Kavanagh: a married man from Crumlin,  Dublin, he had been heavily involved in the drugs trade for over two decades. Garda sources believe he had also crossed Irish and British criminals in Spain when debt-collecting.

Gardaí are liaising with the Spanish police in an effort to establish if Dubliner Gerard Kavanagh was shot dead because of a localised feud on the Co(...)