Horse Racing Ireland chief Brian Kavanagh:  “I don’t think there will be a dip in audience or viewers.” Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

As the process of finding a new chairperson for Horse Racing Ireland begins, the semi-State body’s chief executive has dismissed fears of a potential (...)

 A wind turbine stands beside pylons in   a field near Sehnde-Muellingen in the region of Hanover, Germany. Photograph: Julian Stratenschulte/EPA

Four thoroughbred horse bodies have warned that investments in the bloodstock industry could be lost if wind turbines are not kept a safe dista(...)