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Thurles Racecourse in Co Tipperary on Thursday. Naas is waiting to see if snow will fall before deciding on a Saturday card. File photograph: Caroline Norris/Inpho

The outlook for jump racing in Ireland on Saturday depends on Naas surviving a 7.30am morning inspection. The possibility of overnight snow could me(...)

Raise your hand if you don’t miss the last lot . . . White House press secretary Jen Psaki (C) holds court at the White House daily press briefing. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP

Image of the week: West Wing calm Fake news! Nasty questions! Disgraceful reporters! Well, no, actually. The White House is a different place these d(...)

The couple were fined for violating Yukon’s Civil Emergency Measures Act, but local community leaders argue that the fine will mean little to the wealthy couple. Photograph: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg

A millionaire Canadian couple who travelled to a remote community to receive a coronavirus vaccine intended for vulnerable and elderly Indigenous peop(...)

People gather to protest the resumption of federal executions near the US Penitentiary and execution chamber in Terre Haute, Indiana, US. Photograph: Tannen Maury/EPA

The US government has carried out the first federal execution in almost two decades, putting to death a man who killed an Arkansas family in the 1990s(...)

 Paul Townend rides Al Boum Photo to win the Gold Cup on the final day of last year’s Cheltenham festival. Photograph:  Getty Images

Tuesday 1.30 Skybet Supreme Novices Hurdle Abacadabras (G Elliott) 4-1 Asterion Forlonge (W Mullins) 5-2 Berkshire Royal (W Mullins) 33-1 Captain Gu(...)

What used to be frozen is now thawing and is doing so remarkably quickly

Anyone considering a trip to Lapland and a chance to visit Santa’s headquarters this autumn? The elves and reindeer await you, but there is one ingred(...)

A portrait of William Desmond Taylor (1872-1922)  in 1917. Photograph: Albert Witzel/ Public Domain

Alfred Hitchcock once asserted that “When we tell a story in cinema, we should resort to dialogue only when it’s impossible to do otherwise”. Yet whil(...)

In the shadow of MacGillycuddy’s Reeks, the Black Valley.  Photograph: Tom Fahy

The newly named Reeks District of Kerry has made it on to the Rough Guide list of top places to visit in 2019, joining a Chinese region known for its (...)

Vegetarian dishes proved very popular with readers at irishtimes.com during 2018

Let them eat cake . . . and scones, and pies, and cookies and crumble. The online community of cooks at The Irish Times has been baking up a storm dur(...)

Children help Cynthia Erickson decorate a lemon blueberry cake she made from a boxed cake mix at her home in Tanana,  central Alaska. People customise cakes with Sprite, rum, sea gull eggs and other available ingredients. Photograph: Ruth Fremson/The New York Times

In a modest boardinghouse on an Alaskan island just 30 miles across the sea from Russia, a handwritten order form hangs on the refrigerator. There are(...)

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