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Freed from the shadow of Enable, Aidan O’Brien’s Magical took centre stage in style when leading home a 1-2-3 for her trainer in Saturday’s QIPCO Iris(...)

Oisin Murphy on Roaring Lion last year at the Irish Champions Weekend in Leopardstown. Photograph: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Potentially hundreds of millions of viewers around the world will tune in to the Curragh and Leopardstown racecourses for the first time this weekend (...)

The prospect of double All-Irelands on the same weekend means Dublin City Council has held off on its plans for a homecoming for either or both teams. Photograph: Ipnho

Once more unto the breach – Dublin and Kerry will do battle on Saturday night in the All-Ireland football final replay at Croke Park. It will be foll(...)

American boxing  promoter  Lou DiBella has questioned the power behind Katie Taylor’s punches. Photograph: Peter Cziborra/Action Images via Reuters

Top US boxing promoter and television producer Lou DiBella has questioned the power behind Katie Taylor’s punches as the undisputed lightweight champi(...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien and  Magical. “She is a very good filly.” Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Magical will lead Aidan O’Brien’s attempt to become the QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes’ most successful figure this Saturday. Both O’Brien and Michael Ki(...)

The tradition of summer racing at Bellewstown dates back centuries. File photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Bellewstown July Festival Background: Bellewstown Racecourse, on the Hill of Crockafotha in Co Meath, is beautifully situated in a rural setting with(...)

Dr Ruth Freeman says challenge based funding ‘very much focuses on the end user application’

Six teams of researchers are competing for the €1 million Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Future Innovator Prize, a new challenge-based programme for(...)

 Tiger Roll ridden by Davy Russell en route to winning the  Grand National Handicap Chase at Aintree. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

There’s ample evidence in the business world as to the difficulty of changing Michael O’Leary’s mind which suggests it could be quite a task to persua(...)

Leinster Rugby: ‘Thank you to the vast majority of the 51,700 who sang, roared, cheered and urged both teams on in what was a hugely special day for Irish rugby’

Leinster Rugby has urged people to remember the singing, roaring and cheering of fans at Saturday’s encounter against Ulster at the Aviva stadium rath(...)

Detectives believe a number of gunmen were on their way to kill Patsy Hutch (58) in Dublin’s north inner city when they were intercepted. File photograph: Frank Millar

Gardaí investigating an attempt to kill a member of the Hutch family have made another wave of arrests, bringing to nine the number of suspects detain(...)

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