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John Campion (left), through his CJJ Motorsports organisation, had been backing the careers of such as James Roe Junior (right)

The passing of John Campion, at the age of 57, will come as a blow to all involved in motor racing in Ireland. Campion, originally from Cork, made his(...)

Ammonite, starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan, studies the growing sexual relationship between two real-life fossil hunters in 19th century England

This is the time of year when we whine about awards season starting six months before the Oscar ceremony. Have the lamps gone out on gongs chatter? Wi(...)

Public health workers wearing protective gear test members of a church in Gwangju, South Korea. Photograph: Yonhap/EPA

South Korea on Tuesday ordered most schools in Seoul and surrounding areas to close and move classes back online, the latest in a series of precaution(...)

Daniel Ricciardo in the Renault F1 Team RS20 during last month’s  British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

Seventy seems like a good age. Many of us, maybe even most, can expect these days to live beyond three-score-and-ten, as the increasing number of nona(...)

Actor Jessie Buckley has been nominated for the recent film Wild Rose and the series The Woman in White and Chernobyl.

The Irish Film and Television Academy (Ifta) has announced its nominations for the Irish Academy Awards. There was no ceremony in 2019 and, as a resul(...)

Rosemary Smith trains at Silverstone for the RAC British Grand Prix,  July 1967. Photograph:  Mike McLaren/Central press/Hulton Archive/Getty

Rosemary Smith marvelled at the liveried trucks and cars gleaming in the sunshine at the Circuit Paul Ricard just outside the French city of Marseille(...)

Nicole Drought in the Jordan 192 Formula 1 car at Palm Beach International Raceway in Florida in  February.

Nicole Drought chuckles as she recounts the story about learning to drive on her grandparents land, scooting up the lane, reversing and coming down at(...)

Racing fans and professional drivers have taken to digital racing, allowing amateurs to race against some of the best drivers in the world. Photograph: Patrick Gosling

Fancy taking on Lewis Hamilton? Of course you do. If there’s even a millilitre of petrol in your veins, you’ve dreamed of strapping on a 1,000hp adver(...)

Motoring in the right direction: the all-electric Mustang Mach-E crossover has made people feel a lot more positive about the Ford brand. Photograph: Ringo Chiu/EPA

Sadly, we have been here before. When Ford closed its factory in Marina, Cork, in 1984, it was the end of an era that stretched back to 1917 and the f(...)

Go to Rally School Ireland in Monaghan to sample sideways action in classic Escorts, Subarus and even a Nissan 350Z police car.

It used to be said that the best present to buy someone you didn’t like was a €10 voucher for a Bentley. . . Well, we can do substantially better than(...)

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