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(...)

 Barry Geraghty: “I’m hoping I’ll be able to ride at the weekend, but I’m going to ride out in the morning and I’ll see how I feel.”   Photograph:  Julian Herbert/PA

Barry Geraghty remains hopeful of making his debut as retained jockey to leading owner JP McManus this weekend – despite being admitted to hospital(...)

 Barry Geraghty onboard Jezki in the JP McManus colours at  Punchestown in 2013. Photograph: Inpho

Barry Geraghty is set to replace Tony McCoy as retained rider to owner JP McManus, according to reports this morning. The 20-times champion McCoy reti(...)

Frankie Dettori and Star Of Seville (left) seen here riding alongside William Buick and Jazzi Top during the ‘Breakfast With The Stars’ morning at Epsom. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Last weekend’s Derby-winning team of Frankie Dettori and John Gosden aim for more classic glory in Chantilly on Sunday when Star Of Seville takes he(...)

Tattersalls chairman and chief executive Edmond Mahony is optimistic that this year’s Derby Sale will beat the €14.7 million turnover of 2014 Tattersalls chairman and chief executive Edmond Mahony is optimistic that this year’s Derby Sale will beat the €14.7 million turnover of 2014

Having been hit hard in the wake of the financial crisis, the Irish bloodstock business is recovering. The general economy’s revival is partly driving(...)

When law student Sinead Davies was anointed a scholar at Trinity College in April on the basis of her second term exam results, her first reaction (...)

Castlemartyr’s fitness centre is impressive.

One of Ireland’s most spectacular hotel resorts, Castlemartyr in Co Cork, goes on sale on the international market from today with a guide price of €(...)

The largest deal in Q1 was the purchase by JP McManus of the five-star Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort in Co Limerick for €31.5 million – significantly above the asking price of €25 million

The latest review of the hotel market from DTZ says that €126 million worth of hotels were transacted in the first quarter of this year, up 37 per cen(...)

Zawraq ridden by Pat Smullen comes home to win the Leopardstown 2,000 Guineas Trial Stakes in April ahead of Endless Drama, which finished second in the Irish Guineas at the weekend. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dermot Weld describes Zawraq’s stamina as a “million dollar question” going into next week’s Epsom Derby, but a positive answer in racing’s ‘blue-rib(...)

JP McManus’s If Not For You tackles his longest racecourse test yet at a track over which he won a bumper. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Killarney’s €40,000 feature provides If Not For You with a new stamina test that could give the JP McManus-owned horse a decisive edge. If Not (...)