Declan McDonogh riding Maarek (white cap) to win The Duke Of York Clipper Logistics Stakes at York in May. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

There is a flavour of Fethard in the Paris suburbs today as Maarek will be ridden by Billy Lee for the first time in a Maisons-Laffitte Group Three w(...)

Ger Lyons: fourth in the trainer’s table in Ireland with 45 winners worth just shy of €1 million. Photograph: Inpho

Next week’s Middle Park Stakes can’t come quick enough for Ger Lyons as the Co Meath trainer reckons Capella Sansevero can put a Group One cherry on t(...)

Full list of candidates The big question in Donegal is how Sinn Féin is going to do. Gerry Adams reckons his arrest over the murder of Jean McC(...)

More tame than shrew: the Globe Theatre production of ‘The Taming of the Shrew’

There was once a popular English folk ballad called A Merry Jest of a Shrewd and Curst Wife Lapped in Morel’s Skin for Her Good Behaviour. It is the t(...)

Anti-austerity campaigners (from left) Joe Murphy Margo McGrory and Philip McFadden filed a formal criminal complaint at Buncrana Garda station over the behaviour of former Anglo Irish Bank executives.

Three anti-austerity campaigners have filed a formal complaint with gardai over the behaviour of former senior Anglo Irish Bank executives. Donegal(...)