Pat Kelly’s Storm from Rush Sailing Club will defend its J109 Irish title on Dublin Bay. Photograph: David O’Brien

Irish Sailing’s All Ireland Championships – an event that celebrates its 70th anniversary this year – sets sail in GP14 dinghies on Saturday at Mulli(...)

Colm Cooper celebrates Kerry’s goal against Mayo in the 2004 All-Ireland senior football final at Croke Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

2004 All-Ireland final Kerry 1-20 v Mayo 2-9 In the 25th minute of the final, with Kerry four ahead, current Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice hits a(...)

Ruby Walsh on Yorkhill and trainer Willie Mullins celebrate winning the 1.30 JLT Novices’  Chase Action at Cheltenham. Photograph: Reuters

Irish racing’s reputation is at an all-time high after a record-breaking 19 winners at last week’s Cheltenham festival but a stark warning has come fr(...)

Trainer Willie Mullins celebrates after Un De Sceaux, ridden by Ruby Walsh, wins the Ryanair Chase at Cheltenham: Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary made sure he was among the first to stride over to Willie Mullins in the winners’ enclosure after the racehorse training ph(...)

Owner Michael O’Leary  celebrates with trainer Noel Meade after Road To Respect won the Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate Handicap Chase. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Queen Elizabeth came to the aid of a beleaguered home defence at Cheltenham on Thursday when Irish-trained horses came within an ace of an unprecedent(...)

Davy Russell on Presenting Percy wins the 2.10 Pertemps Network Final Handicap Hurdle at Cheltenham. Photo: Matthew Childs/Reuters

Presenting Percy turned the Pertemps Network Final Handicap Hurdle into a procession as he gave trainer Pat Kelly and jockey Davy Russell back-to-back(...)

Willie Penrose (Labour TD) Bet Of Meeting Yorkhill in the JLT is my banker. He comes to himself at this time of year with a bit of good ground. Lay(...)

Leading  BHA handicapper, Phil Smith: “It makes sense for every runner in handicaps in Britain to be assessed by British handicappers using identical methodology.” Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

British Horseracing senior handicapper Phil Smith insists “there is no semblance of any anti-Irish bias” following the publication of the weights for (...)

Pat Kelly’s Storm of Rush Sailing Club is the 2016 J109 National Champion. Photograph: David O’Brien

Some big names lost out early in last Sunday’s ISA All Ireland Sailing Championships and after the exit of defending champion Anthony O’Leary, even An(...)

Dublin’s James McCarthy is sent off by referee Conor Lane during this year’s league game against Donegal. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Conor Lane from Cork will referee this year’s All-Ireland senior football final between Dublin and Mayo on September 18th. A member of the Banteer/Ly(...)