Suzanne Burke, Athenry, Caithríona King, Cotofin, and Cathy Dillon, Athrenry, at the Galway Races on Tuesday evening. Photograph: The Irish Times

The big race on day two at Galway was won, interestingly, by a filly called Hint of a Tint. In certain west of Ireland accents, a tint is temporary re(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: “Many people throughout the Mid-West  have received wonderful patient-focused attention and care from staff in the hospice at Milford.” Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A new €7.7 palliative care unit, part funded by JP McManus, is to be built in Co Limerick. Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said on Monday that Mil(...)

Saddler’s Rock rates a solid selection to lift the Gold Cup for Ireland at Royal Ascot.

Having endured the agony of three runner-up finishes in the Cheltenham Gold Cup, victory for the champion jumps trainer Willie Mullins with Simenon in(...)