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Getabird trainer Willie Mullins and jockey Paul Townend celebrate winning the Rathbarry & Glenview Studs Novice Hurdle  at Fairyhouse Racecourse. Photograph: PA/Wire

Willie Mullins is adopting a “what will happen will happen” attitude to the task of bridging the gap to Gordon Elliott in the race for the trainers’ (...)

An increasing number of people are cheering fellow athletes on through the medium of social media. Photograph: iStock

Getting fit and staying in shape can take some motivation and while for some this might be in the form of an exercise partner, an increasing number of(...)

Donating blood: One in four of us will need a blood donation at some stage in our lifetime, yet only about 3 per cent of those who can donate blood do so. Photograph: Istock

You are surely familiar with the idea of donating blood, whether you have done so or not. Living kidney donations are also becoming more popular – wit(...)

A file image of a lap top on fire. Photograph: Getty

A leading judge has described the explosion of a lap top being used by a six-year-old boy at his mother’s dining table as scary. “You have put the he(...)

A man has been jailed for  stealing a van with two young children in the back while it’s owner put money in a parking meter. Image: iStock.

A man has been jailed for 3½ years for stealing a van with two young children in the back while its owner put money in a parking meter in Navan, Co Me(...)

Sizing John: Jessica Harrington’s Gold Cup hero may have a pre-festival workout at Leopardstown on Friday.  Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Irish racing is set to resume after the recent cold snap with Thurles on Thursday described as “good to go” while the following day at Leopardstown c(...)

The racing programme has been decimated by the recent Siberian weather conditions and is not scheduled to resume until Thursday with two meetings due to be run. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Navan’s rescheduled fixture on Thursday could be Irish racing’s best bet for a return to action this week. The racing programme has been decimated b(...)

 A snow gloo outside a house in Clondalkin, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Dublin: The capital city is deserted on Friday as shops remain closed and rail and bus services remain in shutdown mode. Snow continues to fall on F(...)

Commuters make their way in the snow this in Lucan, Co. Dublin. Photograph: Collins

Many key transport networks across the country will be shut down for large parts of Thursday and in some cases into Friday due to continuing blizzard-(...)

A special investigation by the Data Protection Commissioner into 20 hospitals throughout the State found concerns about data privacy. File photograph: Getty Images

A special investigation by the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) into 20 hospitals throughout the State found concerns about the handling of confiden(...)

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