Vautour, right, with Ruby Walsh up, and Ballycasey, with David Mullins aboard, go past the main stand. Photograph: Matt Browne

Willie Mullins maintained the election theme at Leopardstown on Sunday when two of his big hopes for an elusive Cheltenham Gold Cup victory, Vautour a(...)

Annie Power ridden by Rugby Walsh comes home to win the Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Mares Champion Hurdle in May. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Star mare Annie Power could start the shortest-priced favourite for Sunday’s €80,000 Bar One Hatton’s Grace Hurdle since the mighty Istabraq famously(...)

 Dublin city councillor Mannix Flynn’s posters in Temple Bar yesterday. Mr Flynn says his posters are on private property and so are legal.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Some European and local election candidates face the prospect of fines in the run-up to polling day after putting up posters before it was permitte(...)

Tony McCoy on Colbert Station after winning the Paddy Power Chase in 2012.

Ground conditions could yet dictate what Irish-trained horse Tony McCoy teams up with in Saturday’s Crabbie’s(...)