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Greyhound trainer Graham Holland at his home in Golden, Co Tipperary after getting Clares Rocket back. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

The trainer of champion greyhound Clares Rocket, which was kidnapped from kennels in Golden, Co Tipperary last Sunday night and held for a ransom, has(...)

Clares Rocket is a previous winner of the Champion Stakes and the valuable Produce Stakes. Photograph: Getty Images

The theft of one of the country’s most expensive greyhounds has been likened to the infamous IRA kidnapping of former champion Irish racehorse Shergar(...)

Johnny MurtaghL  retired after the 2013 Flat season to concentrate on his new career as a trainer, rode as the principal jockey for Aidan O’Brien’s Ballydoyle Stable. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Johnny Murtagh, a three-times Derby winner and one of the most successful jockeys of recent decades, has spoken at length about his struggle with alco(...)

Ryan Tubridy on the set of the Late Late Toy Show. Is it true that we all want a child to throw Ryan Tubridy off with the occasional swear word? Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

In advance of The Late Late Toy Show this Friday, Irish Times Abroad asked readers overseas to tell us about how they feel about the show which has b(...)

Dundalk’s Daryl Horgan has been named in the Ireland squad. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dundalk duo Andy Boyle and Daryl Horgan have received their first call-ups in Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill’s provisional squad for the 2(...)

Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England. “We’re willing to tolerate a bit of an overshoot in inflation over the course of the next few years.” Photograph: Bloomberg

The Bank of England is not indifferent to the level of sterling, its governor said on Friday, giving a boost to the battered pound which has slumped i(...)

Pat Smullen guides Harzand to victory in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Pat Smullen hopes a middle draw in Sunday’s €5 million Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe can help Harzand put a perfect seal on his momentous season in(...)

Ger Lyons: “It was just a summer cold but while ‘The Funk’ and ‘Jack’ scoped clear before going racing they came home coughing. So I think there’s improvement in them.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ger Lyons is rapidly closing in on the €1 million prizemoney mark in Ireland this year and the Co Meath-based trainer hasn’t ruled out the possibilit(...)

Aidan O’Brien: is chasing a record-equalling sixth win in the Coral Eclipse. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Pat Smullen looks set to try and maintain the momentum of what’s turning into a vintage Group One season by teaming up with Time Test in Saturday’s C(...)

Metteo Impelliccieri and Alessio Gagliardi. The two young Italian men seemed incredulous that the UK would ever leave the EU.

In Kilburn, the changing face of UK immigration is visible on the streets. You can see people there from all over the world, but if you listen you can(...)

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