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Horse geneticist Emmeline Hill said if inbreeding is unchecked, it would continue to increase, given the high demand in the business for particular bloodlines of successful sires. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons.

A significant rise in inbreeding in the thoroughbred horse sector poses threats for Ireland’s valuable breeding business, according to a new study. (...)

Take5: This five-bed house in South Africa, with views over False Bay to Table Mountain, costs the same as a six-bed in Dundalk

IRELAND: CO LOUTH Blue Sky Property is seeking €349,000 for this six-bedroom house on 0.2 hectares in Knockbridge, Dundalk, Co Louth. Price €349(...)

Pictured at the opening of nominations for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year were Jenny Melia of Enterprise Ireland; Roger Wallace, EY Entrepreneur of the Year partner lead; Anne Heraty, chief executive of CPL Resources; and Triona Mullane, winner of the EY emerging entrepreneur of the year. Photograph: Maxwells

Nominations have opened for the 2020 EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards, which are now in their 23rd year. The awards, which operate in more than 60 (...)

Ireland in action against  England in the Six Nations. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Global investment giant CVC must tell regulators if it intends taking a controlling stake in the Six Nations rugby competition as a condition of being(...)

England bowler Mark Wood  during England nets at St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth, ahead of the third Test against South Africa. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Jofra Archer is all but certain to miss Thursday ’s third Test against South Africa after the England fast bowler pulled up during his final net sessi(...)

Ulster team manager Bryn Cunningham: ‘I came in around November 2014 and we had a very strong first XV on paper that year and in subsequent years but there wasn’t the depth below that.’ Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho/Presseye

It is March 2018, the Belfast rape trial is ongoing, when Ulster hosts a meeting with season ticket holders. The room is soaked in vitriol as supporte(...)

Equinome founder Emmeline Hill: “What we’re doing is assessing the natural variation or the natural genetics of an individual.” Photograph: Peter Houlihan

Emmeline Hill doesn’t like the term “luck”. Perhaps it’s the scientist in her. But she will concede that she’s been fortunate. Hill grew up around ho(...)

Emma O’Sullivan and Beth O’Halloran from Regina Mundi College, Cork being judged on their project: What makes a hit song. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

Just as there is a small army of volunteers without whom the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) would be impossible to stage, the(...)

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle after the announcement of their engagement in November 2017. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP via Getty Images

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have become renowned for their swift progress through life’s milestones. It is only three years since the prince was se(...)

What was your epiphany moment, the moment without which the whole course of your life would have turned out differently?

Monday was the Feast of the Epiphany. But epiphany isn’t just something that happened 2,000 years ago. We all have moments of epiphany, moments of sud(...)

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