Goresbridge

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Trainer Willie Mullins, the biggest transporter of horses to Cheltenham this year, says he is ’not at all’ worried about the UK’s exit from the EU and the potential impact it might have on the movement of animals. File photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

The racing industry had to deal with issues around travel before the EU and will be able to cope after Brexit, said Willie Mullins, the Irish trainer (...)

Dan  paddles down the Barrow river in an open-top Canadian canoe

The canoe might be the finest vessel ever built for the traveller. In a canoe you can explore slowly and intently, just like walking or cycling, but f(...)

Mr Justice Michael Hanna said he was satisfied the defendant had been negligent and  James Foley (65), of Currabehy, Mullinavat, Co Kilkenny, was entitled to damages totalling €92,000, plus his legal costs.

A man who injured his shoulder while loading a horse onto a lorry for well known trainer Margaret Mullins has been awarded €92,000 damages at the High(...)

The Borris Viaduct at Borris, Co Carlow

This short but surprisingly interesting loop takes in some of the most scenic roads in the south-east. It can be comfortably completed on a summer’s e(...)

Sophie Richards from Gorey: ‘The Belgians and Dutch are ahead in breeding show-jumpers whereas with eventing, the Irish are top.Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

They don’t wear spindle heels and fascinators and they don’t compete to win fashion prizes, but some of the stars that shine at the RDS Horse Show an(...)

Bill Canning: “Victorian art has stood the test of time – the artists had great skill and could tell a story”

What do you do? I’m a director of Kilkenny Fine Art which specialises in high-quality and highly collectable Victorian art and furniture, especiall(...)

Tony Mullins, Paddy Mullins, George Mullins and Willie Mullins. Photo: Inpho

Willie Mullins’s star-studded team are the foundation blocks for much that is fascinating about Cheltenham 2016 so there’s symmetry to the story of h(...)

A print of a watercolour by an unknown Victorian artist of flooding in the Shannon

A rare 19th century book containing images of flooding on the river Shannon was among the highlights in the Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers sale in the Clyd(...)

Detail from ‘Hell for Leather’ by Peter Curling: the oil-on-canvas painting has an estimate of €25,000-€35,000

The last major painting by renowned equestrian artist Peter Curling to appear at auction was Horse Fair at Goresbridge which sold by de Veres in June (...)

‘Horse Fair at Goresbridge’ by Peter Curling was sold for €31,000 de Veres art auction at Buswell’s Hotel

A telephone bidder “calling from the car park at Royal Ascot” on Tuesday evening failed to secure a painting titled Horse Fair at Goresbridge by Peter(...)

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