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Apple’s Jade ridden by Jack Kennedy (left)  on the way to winning the Bar One Racing Hatton`s Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse.   Photo credit should read: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

 Horse Racing Ireland’s director of racing has defended the sex allowance given to mares when they compete against males and said it is statistic(...)

Ireland’s Bertram Allen: was named on the Horse Sport Ireland team of the year. Photograph: Inpho

Wexford’s Bertram Allen won two competitions at Stockholm over the weekend while, in his absence, he was twice honoured at the Irish show jumping awar(...)

Queue outside JD Sports in Dublin on St Stephen’s Day in advance of Christmas sale. Photograph: Alan Betson

The UK-listed JD Sports retail chain has recorded a huge spike in the profitability of its Irish operation, illustrating how the domestic economy has (...)

Katie Taylor in Dublin  with her WBA lightweight belt. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

It was in 2007 that Katie Taylor won the first of her four Sportswoman of the Year awards, her sustained success since then making her a serious conte(...)

Anne Neary: “I have been using the tomato knife for years and if I had to go to a desert island it is the one kitchen gadget I’d like to bring with me.”

There was a time when preparing a meal really did involve “slaving over a hot stove”. But these days, there are so many tools and gadgets to help make(...)

JD Sports, the UK-listed sports fashion retailer which operates 28 outlets in Ireland, has almost completed the conversion of the Champion Sports chain it bought here during the last crash

JD Sports, the UK-listed sports fashion retailer which operates 28 outlets in Ireland, has almost completed the conversion of the Champion Sports chai(...)

A photograph of Jimmy Magee at his funeral in  Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Jimmy Magee would have been “so, honoured, so proud” about the attendance at his funeral, his son Mark Magee said. “He loved people, He loved his fri(...)

Seamus Finn: he was just 24 when he became the youngest editor in the country. Photograph: The Sligo Champion

Seamus Finn, the former editor of the Sligo Champion who has died aged 70, was as a cub reporter banned by Sligo Rovers from their home turf, the Show(...)

2015 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Coneygree has been ruled out of the Kerry National due to the going. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Coneygree has been ruled out of Wednesday’s Guinness Kerry National due to testing conditions. The 10-year-old became the first novice in 41 years to(...)

Peter O’Keeffe and Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty are new caps on the Irish team for the Home Internationals. Photograph: Inpho

Home International team Irish Amateur Open Champion Peter O’Keeffe and Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty are new caps on the Irish team for the Home Internat(...)

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