Al Maktoum

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Padraig Downey with Emirati actor friends

Padraig Downey, who is originally from The Hill of Allen in Kildare, left Ireland in 2002. Having lived in California, New York, Paris and Rome , he h(...)

 December 2018 image of  Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum with Mary Robinson at the Latifa’s home in Dubai. Photograph: Stringer/Wam/AFP  via Getty Images

Former Irish president Mary Robinson has described her role in the controversy surrounding Dubai princess Latifa Al Maktoum as the biggest mistake she(...)

A handout image provided by United Arab Emirates News Agency (WAM) on December 24th, shows Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum (left) having a meal with former president Mary Robinson at the Latifa’s home in Dubai Photograph: Stringer/AFP/HO/ WAM/Getty

Amnesty International Ireland has supported calls by lawyers for Princess Sheikha Latifa for an independent delegation be sent to Dubai to investigate(...)

A dead cow lies on a roadside as an elderly woman is carried to safety from flood waters by Kerala and Tamil Nadu Fire Force personnel in Annamanada village in Thrissur District, in the south Indian state of Kerala. Photograph: Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images

Torrential rain finally let up in India’s flood-hit Kerala state on Sunday, giving some respite for thousands of marooned families, but authorities fe(...)

Aidan O’Brien could run four in the Doncaster St Leger. Photograph: Getty

Aidan O’Brien could possibly run three horses alongside red-hot favourite Idaho in the Ladbrokes St Leger at Doncaster. Placed in the Derby at Epsom (...)

Air Force Blue is the favourite for the 2,000 Guineas. Photograph: Getty

Air Force Blue features among 17 horses confirmed at the five-day entry stage for the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket on Saturday. Aidan O’Brien’s st(...)

Shaykh Muhammad Umar Al-Qadri arrives with a wreath at the French Embassy in Dublin ahead of a minute’s silence across Europe to mark the victims of Friday’s attacks in the French capital.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

These are uneasy times for Muslims in the West. On Saturday in Dublin a man pointed at Imam Dr Umar Al-Qadri in his clerical attire “and said one word(...)

Zawraq has been ruled out of the Epsom Derby. Photograph: Inpho

Zawraq will miss the Investec Derby at Epsom on Saturday. Dermot Weld’s colt has not fully recovered from a minor setback he suffered earlier in the w(...)

Dermot Weld’s Zawraq is winning a fitness battle ahead of Saturday’s Epsom Derby. Photograph: Inpho

Zawraq is reported to have made “substantial improvement” in his race against time to be fit for the Investec Derby at Epsom on Saturday. Dermot Weld’(...)

This is a book about vision, belief and thinking beyond narrow horizons. Specifically, it is also the story of Dubai. Look beyond the blingy tourist f(...)

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