Willie Mullins: “He will be left in both and I’ll have to see. He was second in Newcastle last year so he likes the track. We will make a decision later in the week.”

Arctic Fire has been installed an early odds-on favourite for Sunday’s Bar One Hatton’s Grace Hurdle but Willie Mullins faces a choice between the (...)

 Ruby Walsh riding Vautour  clear from the last to win The Stella Artois 1965 Steeple Chase from Ptit Zig at Ascot. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

If first impressions really do count then ante-post odds as short as 5-4 about Douvan winning the Arkle at Cheltenham next March mightn’t be ridiculou(...)

Students at the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland in Dublin.  An asylum seeker has described how being in university is a ‘dream come true’. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An asylum seeker who was at the centre of controversy surrounding access to third-level education has described how being in university is a “dream co(...)

Barry Geraghty will be aboard My Hometown in the Beginners Chase at Naas on Sunday. Photograph: Getty Images.

Ireland’s top-rated steeplechaser Don Cossack has been left with what appears a straight-forward task in landing the first Grade One prize of the jum(...)

JP McManus: interests range from bloodstock to gambling to hospitality. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons.

The United States government has denied businessman JP McManus is entitled to a $5.2 million (€4.7 million) refund of taxes which he claims were wron(...)

Gordon Elliott: his stable star,  Don Cossack, enjoyed a tremendous campaign last term, winning six of his seven starts including three Grade One victories. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Ground conditions will dictate whether Ireland’s highest-rated chaser Don Cossack will make his seasonal reappearance in Thursday’s Irish Daily Star C(...)

Kieren Fallon: will be hoping for a triumphant return to Tipperary on board Sovereign Debt. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

It is four years since Kieren Fallon rode a winner in Ireland, and eight years since he rode a winner at Tipperary. However the legendary former cham(...)

The five-star Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort in Co Limerick, which was acquired by JP McManus earlier this year for €31.5 million

A total of 54 hotels with a combined value of almost €650 million were sold during the first nine months of 2015, according to new figures released by(...)

 Shane Lowry  plays off the second tee during the final practice round of the  Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at The Old Course in St Andrews, Scotland. Photo:  Ian Walton/Getty Images

Ireland’s Shane Lowry has reset his goals as he looks to build on the biggest win of his career, with a spot on Darren Clarke’s Ryder Cup team to take(...)

Dr Stefan Kraan:   “The consumer benefits through the healthy properties of the fish and the processors and farmers benefit as they can get a better price for their produce”

Galway-based Ocean Harvest Technology won the agri-food category in this year’s Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards for its novel range of(...)