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Frankie Dettori: legendary Italian always proves a hugely popular visitor to the Curragh. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

English trainer Harry Dunlop is hopeful Frankie Dettori will ride Knight To Behold in Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby. Dunlop’s unlikely to b(...)

With their Defence Forces Values Champions  awards are Leading Seaman Ryan Carroll, Niamh McColgan (accepting on behalf of her deceased husband Stephen), Sgt Richard Muldarry, Sgt Leona Walsh, Vice-Admiral Mark Mellett, Cpt (retired) Noel Carey, Pte Jennifer O’Connor, Sgt Maj (retired) Noel O’Callaghan and Company Sergeant Matt Masterson.

A member of the Defence Forces who was involved in the rescue of 705 migrants in the Mediterranean last summer was among those recognised for their co(...)

Capri, ridden by Seamie Heffernan (left) before winning the Dubai Duty-Free Irish Derby at the Curragh. Photograph: PA Wire

Plans for the 2018 Dubai Duty-Free Irish Derby to be run at the Curragh are unchanged although racing officials will examine the possibility of expan(...)

 Andrea Atzeni celebrates winning the Pretty Polly Stakes on Nezwaah at the Curragh Racecourse, Newbridge, Co Kildare. Photograph: ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

The English-trained Nezwaah secured Group One glory in Sunday’s Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh, on an afternoon when Aidan O’Brien revealed the ou(...)

Frankie Dettori riding Golden Horn celebrates winning the QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown racecourse on Saturday. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Irish racing’s top official said the sponsor of Saturday’s QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes was informed two days beforehand of the decision to move for(...)