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Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation chairperson  Judge Yvonne Murphy. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation is to seek an extension of one year before publishing its final report, which was due next mont(...)

Latrobe and Donnacha O’Brien (centre) win the Group One Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby from Rostropovich (left) and Saxon Warrior (right) during day two of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival at the Curragh, Co Kildare. Photograph: Inpho

Racing history has long since bowed the knee to Aidan O’Brien and his sons, Joseph and Donnacha, combined to produce some of their own with Latrobe’s (...)

Pat Smullen and Zhukova will line up for the $500,000 Flower Bowl Invitational at Belmont Park on Sunday night. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Colin Keane and Pat Smullen take their struggle for the jockeys title to Limerick on Saturday although the young pretender will have Sunday’s Navan pr(...)

 Pat Smullen  and Zhukova. Dermot Weld is targeting a return to Belmont for the mare who in May won the Grade One Man O’War Stakes at the track by six lengths. Photograph: Getty Images

Dermot Weld has not ruled out being double-handed in New York on Saturday night, with both Zhukova and The Grey Gatsby in contention to line up for th(...)

Dermot Weld’s  Zhukova could  run in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

All roads lead to Galway next week but Dermot Weld’s focus is already on September’s Irish Champions Weekend after declaring his powerful string have (...)

Trainer Willie Mullins is chasing his fifth French Champion Hurdle success in Paris on Sunday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Willie Mullins’s big-race reach will span the Atlantic this week culminating in what he will hope is a fifth French Champion Hurdle success in Paris o(...)

Dermot Weld’s Zhukova is bidding for victory in New York this weekend. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

International questions this weekend revolve around the chances of a Guineas double for Aidan O’Brien in France and Zhukova kick-starting Dermot Weld’(...)

11 Belmont Park, Donnybrook

The pleasures of number 11 Belmont Park, a Victorian redbrick in a quiet Donnybrook cul-de-sac, are two-fold. The location and exterior have the cache(...)

Ciara Glennon (27), whose body was found in a bush grave in Perth, Western Australia,  in 1997. Police have charged a man with the abduction and murders 20 years ago of three women, including Ms Glennon. Photograph: Reuters

A man has been charged in Australia with the murder 20 years ago of two young women, including Ciara Glennon, who had Irish family connections. Bradl(...)

Photograph: John Moore/Getty Images

Not the least worrying thing about Donald Trump is that his surname (as amended from the original German) turns up a lot in the Bible, especially in s(...)

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