Construction work at the Curragh racecourse near Newbridge, Co Kildare. Photograph:  Bryan Keane/Inpho

Horse Racing Ireland’s (HRI) chief executive has said racing’s ruling body is committed to delivering a new Curragh racecourse, and will “commit to wh(...)

The Aga Khan’s Harzand winning the Irish Derby at the Curragh last year. The owner has indicated a willingness to discuss switching the 2018 Irish Derby to Leopardstown. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

The Aga Khan’s Irish representative favoured the closure of the Curragh during its €65 million redevelopment, and has indicated a willingness to discu(...)

“Non-resident directors can reclaim vouched travel expenses at cost, whereas resident directors must pay tax on these. This makes no sense and is unfair”

Spare a thought for Ireland-resident non-executive directors (NEDs). These are the people who sit on the boards of listed companies, private businesse(...)

Racing in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday. Photograph: INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

The impact of the Euro 2016 soccer championships has been identified as a factor in a dramatic attendance dip at Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derb(...)

Curragh Racecourse Ltd said on Tuesday that it has appointed Derek McGrath as chief executive of the company, which will own, operate and redevelop the racecourse and training grounds in Co Kildare.

Former European rugby chief, Derek McGrath, is to oversee the planned €65 million redevelopment of the Curragh Racecourse, Ireland’s premier flat trac(...)