Conor Dowling

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   James Sugrue plays a shot from the bunker on the second hole during a practice round prior to the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club. Photograph: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

The wait was longer than anyone could have envisaged, yet James Sugrue, who slowed his car down to 8km per hour to savour every moment of the drive do(...)

Ireland amateur  James Sugrue tees off the eighth hole  during the first round of the Dubai Duty Free  Irish Open at Galgorm Castle Golf Club in Ballymena. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The young buck and the old dog for the hard road, as James Sugrue – all set to start out on professional life once he gets the little matter of the Ma(...)

German shepherd-Akita mixed breed, had been left near the entrance to the ISPCA’s national animal centre in Keenagh, Co Longford. Photograph: ISPCA

A young dog was found with severe injuries, abandoned and chained to a gate in Co Longford on Sunday evening. The dog, a German shepherd-Akita mixed (...)

Cork golfer James Sugrue  progressed to the 36-holes British Amateur Championship final against Scotland’s Euan Walker. Photograph: Pat Cashman

An SOS call was put out for ropes to use for crowd control, such were the size of the galleries which descended on the famed north Dublin links of Por(...)

The conditions on the puppy farm in Co Carlow were described as squalid by an ISPCA chief inspector. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A puppy farm where 340 dogs and 11 horses were kept in “absolute squalor” and dead dogs were used as food is one of the worst neglect cases ever seen,(...)

While the south of Gran Canaria may be more popular with tourists, Las Palmas has a lot to offer. Photograph: Getty Images

We’re sitting atop a hill outside Las Coloradas, a little village on Gran Canaria’s most north-easterly point, with a birds-eye view of the sunset spi(...)

Some of the dogs found in a van in Cairnryan.

Twenty seven dogs have been rescued and returned to Ireland after they were found in a van in Scotland. The Irish Society of the Prevention of Cruelt(...)

Former Garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan at the Disclosures Tribunal  in Dublin Castle on Tuesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

There’s a scene in William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream where Quince, in reference to a play within the play, says: “We must have a wall in(...)

A Co Kildare man has been given a lifetime ban from keeping animals after he failed to prevent his sow from almost being eaten alive by two large dogs.  File photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

A Co Kildare man has been given a lifetime ban from keeping animals after he failed to prevent his sow from almost being eaten alive by two large dogs(...)

A view of the Sabine Mac Mahon exhibition So Through the Singing Land He Passed

So Through the Singing Land He Passed – Sabine Mac Mahon The Lab, Dublin ★★★★★ If you find yourself suffering from 1916 fatigue, Sabine Mac Mahon’(...)

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