Debbie Lane, presenting the Barry Louise Lane Perpetual Memorial Trophy, with ringmaster Steve Rector and Kevin Babington on Mark Q. Photograph: Sportfot

An extended weekend of action for Ireland’s international show jumpers concluded on Sunday at Deerirdge Farm in Wellington, Florida where Conor Swail (...)

A significant number of infant remains were confirmed on the site of the former home in March 2017. File photograph: The Irish Times

Relatives of children who lived in the Tuam mother and baby home wanted a full forensic excavation of the site along with DNA analysis, it emerged in (...)

A shrine in the corner of an enclosed area on part of the site of the former mother and baby home run by the Bon Secours nuns in Tuam. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

A majority of people resident near the former mother and baby home in Tuam, Co Galway, would prefer that a memorial be erected there and that existing(...)

Trevor Coyle on Cruising at the Dublin Horse Show in 1997. Photograph: Lorraine O ‘Sullivan / Inpho

Cruising, the world famous Irish show jumping stallion which died last year, was successfully cloned by his owner Mary McCann, it was revealed on Frid(...)