Derek Fox riding One For Arthur wins the 2017 Randox Heath Grand National at Aintree last April. Photograph:  by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Randox Health Grand National winner One For Arthur has been ruled out for the season, trainer Lucinda Russell has said. This year’s Aintree hero is (...)

Tai Chi  may be recommended to prevent falls in at-risk  and older adults

When we are young, falling over is something we do a lot – it might result in a grazed knee and a few crocodile tears but can soon be mended by a plas(...)

Happy Pear at home: David and Stephen Flynn have launched a tasty range of vegetarian ready meals

Shane Palmer and Charlotte Leonard Kane, whose Scéal Bakery has moved to bigger premises. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill Shane Palmer an(...)

Mallow District Court. Photograph: Google Street View

A 32-year-old man has been remanded in custody after he was charged following a Garda investigation into the shooting dead of two dogs and six horses (...)

Gardaí began a major search operation for the gunman fearful that he might harm himself or others.

A man was still being questioned on Monday after six horses and two dogs were shot dead in North Cork on Sunday morning. Armed gardaí ave arrested t(...)

Trainer Henry Candy said he will run Limato only if the ground is suitable at Goodwood

Henry Candy will walk the course at Goodwood before deciding whether to run Limato in the Qatar Lennox Stakes on Tuesday. The five-year-old has been (...)

Frankie Dettori riding Enable to victory ahead of  Rhododendron in the Investec Oaks at Epsom. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Enable is a heavy favourite to become the 14th filly to complete the English-Irish Oaks double at the Curragh on Saturday evening. The John Gosden-tr(...)

Brothers Stephen and Jack Teeling at the firm’s distillery in The Liberties. Teeling Whiskey has sold a minority stake in the business to Barcardi

Dublin-based Teeling Whiskey has sold a minority stake in the business to Barcardi, the family-owned maker of white rum and one of the largest players(...)

A ferry booking to the UK for a man later convicted over a fatal hit and run was made within 24 hours of the incident using a credit card belonging to his father, a court has heard.

A ferry booking to the UK for a man later convicted over a fatal hit and run was made within 24 hours of the incident using a credit card belonging to(...)

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed.  “Michael paid a huge price for coming out against Enda back in 2010,” said Cllr Gerard Murphy. Photograph: Alan Betson

Macroom is the town that swears it never reared a fool, but for Michael Creed, the Fine Gael leadership race has posed challenges that would test even(...)