Kilmacurragh House   in 1932

Kilmacurragh House, near Kilbride in east Wicklow stands in ruin in the midst of one of the most important collections of mature exotic trees in Ir(...)

Richard Hughes is led into the winner’s enclosure at Royal Ascot aboard speedball sprinter Sole Power. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Kingman’s brilliant St James’s Palace Stakes rout on his first Royal Ascot appearance may have been the Day One headline act but Ireland’s sprint sta(...)

Dawn Approach, ridden by Kevin Manning (left), lands a thrilling St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot.

There was irony in a JP McManus-owned horse putting a halt to the greatest streak of success ever enjoyed by Irish horses at Royal Ascot yesterday as (...)