Barry Geraghty riding Ivanovich Gorbatov (right) clear the last to win The JCB Triumph Hurdle from Apple’s Jade  at Cheltenham. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Bryan Cooper has to settle for the runner-up spot behind the record-breaking Ruby Walsh in the jockeys’ championship but will hope for the number one(...)

Apple’s Jade and Ivanovic Gorbatov will renew their rivalry at Punchestown on Saturday. Photograph: Getty

Apple’s Jade bids to prove there was no fluke about her jaw-dropping Aintree victory in Saturday’s AES Champion Four Year Old Hurdle at Punchestown. (...)

Robbie Colgan: told the original inquiry his instructions were to jump behind the leaders, get settled and pick up as much prizemoney as possible. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Appeals against penalties imposed in the Definite Earl ‘non-trier’ case at Ballinrobe earlier this month are set to be heard before racing at Punches(...)

Plans to relocate the entire maternity hospital on the Ennis Road in Limerick  to a purpose-built state-of-the-art site at University Hospital Limerick  in Dooradoyle (above)  were  unveiled last year as part of the Government’s €27 billion capital plan. File photograph: Google Street View

Pregnant women at risk of losing their babies cannot be expected to wait for a new maternity hospital in order to get separate care, the chief executi(...)

The offices of Mossack Fonseca:  More than 11 million documents from the files of the Panama-headquartered law firm  were leaked this week. Photograph: Reuters/Carlos Jasso

The Panama Papers dominated global media this week, toppling the Icelandic prime minister and embarrassing the UK’s, infuriating President Putin and (...)

AP McCoy riding ‘Shutthefrontdoor’ in the Grand National last year. Photograph: Getty Images

Barry Geraghty has selected Shutthefrontdoor as his ride in the Crabbie’s Grand National at Aintree on Saturday. The Jonjo O’Neill-trained nine-year-(...)

Mossack Fonseca law firm  in Panama: a massive leak of the company’s tax files  has exposed secret offshore dealings across the world. Photograph: Carlos Jasso/Reuters

On the afternoon of May 27th, 2014, the Mossack Fonseca office in Panama City received an email from a potential new client in Ireland called Paudie, (...)

Annie Power is odds on favourite to win the Aintree Hurdle on Thursday. Photograph: Getty

Annie Power is expected to prove a tough nut to crack over what connections believe is her ideal trip as she bids to back up her Champion Hurdle succe(...)

Trainer Tony Martin and jockey Barry Geraghty will both appeal bans and fines handed out last weekend. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Trainer Tony Martin will appeal the €3,000 fine, and the 60 day suspension handed out to the JP McManus owned horse, Noble Emperor, under ‘non-trier’ (...)

Barry Geraghty has confirmed he is to appeal his 30-day ban. Photograph: PA

Barry Geraghty has confirmed he will appeal the 30 day ban under ‘non-trier’ rules he picked up at Limerick on Sunday. The former champion jockey fin(...)