Colm Murphy

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Shishkin ridden by Nico de Boinville celebrates after winning the Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle at Cheltenham in March. Photograph:  Michael Steele/Getty Images

You come in through the front gate, past the travelling women offering you heather and hocus-pocus. You slide along in the throng, past the stalls sel(...)

 Ruby Walsh on Faugheen heads up to the finish line to win the Novices’ Hurdle  at Cheltenham in 2014. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty

For once the old cliché about not a dry eye in the house might be appropriate should the remarkable Faugheen confound every Cheltenham norm on Thursda(...)

 Willie Mullins’s  string of horses  returning to  stables after exercising on the gallops at Cheltenham racecourse on Sunday.  Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Sneezed at a kids’ party on Saturday. Nearly died. Correction, was nearly murdered. If looks could kill, the coronavirus would have fairly fallen down(...)

Willie Mullins is aiming to be top Cheltenham Festival trainer for the seventh time. File photograph: Inpho

Confidence is mounting among punters that Irish trainers will eclipse their British counterparts at next week’s Cheltenham festival with several bookm(...)

Trainer Colm Murphy: ‘I wanted the appeal to hear my side of what actually did happen.’ Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Colm Murphy, the Champion Hurdle-winning trainer and former Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board (IHRB) official, failed in an appeal against a “non-tri(...)

Aidan Coleman riding Paisley Park clear of the last to win The Ladbrokes Long Distance Hurdle at Newbury in November. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Last year’s winner Paisley Park features among 40 entries for the Stayers’ Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. Emma Lavelle’s stable star was the domi(...)

Stephen Brewer, who is now the managing director of Magnet Networks, says he thinks he ‘can help Obelisk get bigger and better, as management looks to take the business on to the next stage’.

Former Digicel and Eircell (now Vodafone Ireland) chief executive Stephen Brewer has joined the board of Obelisk International, a telecoms infrastruct(...)

Evan O’Carroll scored eight points to help Laois  beat Down in Newry. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Laois 2-15 Down 1-12 A wonderful second-half performance from Laois saw them get the better of Down in a gripping Allianz Football League Division Th(...)

Colm Murphy, founder of Appraisee

Appraisee is a new software tool aimed at speeding up and simplifying how car dealers evaluate trade-ins. At present, appraisals are largely paper-bas(...)

Shelbourne board members have met with potential investors in the last few weeks. Photo: Inpho

Almost a decade to the day after his death, the financial wreckage of Ollie Byrne’s past ambitions for Shelbourne have finally been cleared up. As th(...)

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