Actor Jeremy Irons has spoken about his involvement in the documentary ‘Trashed’ which was shown at UCC on Monday. Photograph: Blenheim Films.

People should not be charged to recycle their waste but should be encouraged to reduce the amount they are sending for disposal, Oscar winning actor J(...)

Arctic Skipper, ridden by Andrew Lynch, leads the field home to win the he Paddy Power Shops 10.30am Sunday Service Maiden Hurdle at Naas. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

A Naas fixture billed as ‘Cheltenham Trial Day’ was lit up by sparkling Grade Two success for Mallowney, a horse not even entered for the festival in(...)

Vigil (far right) finishes fifth behind stable companion Silver Concorde in last year’s Champion Bumper at Cheltenham. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images.

Ireland’s champion flat jockey Pat Smullen is set to try and break his Cheltenham festival duck when he again teams up with Vigil for the Weatherbys (...)

Champion Hurdle favourite Faugheen (above with Ruby Walsh onboard) is one of Mullins’s headline festival acts.

Just three weeks away from the start of Cheltenham, Willie Mullins believes he is set to bring his most powerful ever team to National Hunt racing’s g(...)

 Derek O’Connor, the first jockey to ride 1,000 point-to-point winners in Ireland. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

  The Cragmore track in Co Limerick was the location for a piece of racing history on Sunday when Derek O’Connor became the first jockey t(...)

Do it today: JPMorgan Chase chief Jamie Dimon has told all his underlings to reply to emails within the day. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters

There used to be two answers to most things in business – yes and no. Now there is a third one that is becoming more popular than either. It is silenc(...)

 Daryl Jacob riding Gitane Du Berlais  to victory in The Betfred TV Scilly Isles Novices’ Steeple Chase at Sandown. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Fairyhouse Morning Run improved her 100 per cent record over the smaller obstacles to three when making most of the running in the Solerina Mares Nov(...)

Unlike in previous winters, Punchestown has had no ground frost this year, so tomorrow’s card is not expected to be disrupted, according  racing manager Richie Galway. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Punchestown officials are confident tomorrow’s Boylesports Tied Cottage Chase meeting will go ahead despite a forecast of overnight temperatures low a(...)

Road to Riches: enjoyed a big-race hot streak last summer prior to December’s Lexus Chase triumph. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

An astonishing four winners on the final day secured Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown Stud the leading-owner award at Cheltenham 2014 and Road To Riches(...)

Ruby Walsh, left, on board Hurricane Fly clears the last hurdle ahead of Tony McCoy and Jezki during the Ryanair Hurdle at Leopardstown in December. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The four year old Fiscal Focus is an intriguing ‘unknown-factor’ going into Leopardstown’s BHP Irish Champion Hurdle but the youngster faces a mammoth(...)