It’s no secret that sex sells. Unless an ad is too sexy and is banned as a result, as Newbridge Silverware found out this week.A two-minute video on t(...)

Conor Pope: Tracy Piggott seems to know what she’s about, she uses French terms when talking about food.

It’s four in the morning and I’m sitting on my kitchen floor in bits. Just like my shortbread. Until this evening I’d never baked so much as a single (...)

Fashion at Punchestown racecourse today. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The crowds have begun flooding into Punchestown for day one of the 2013 racing festival. Today’s action will see a total of seven races w(...)

Ruby Walsh celebrates on Annie Power after winning the Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Mares Novice Hurdle Championship Final at Fairyhouse yesterday. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

There was a “schamozzle” on the final bend, explained wining trainer Willie Mullins before his promising mare Annie Power kicked for home. What(...)