Conor O Neill

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The Punchestown festival will not be held this year with Horse Racing Ireland announcing that the National Hunt season has been brought to a close. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

The 2019-2020 Irish National Hunt season in Ireland has been ended by Horse Racing Ireland due to the coronavirus pandemic. With racing cancelled unt(...)

As Hubei province creaked open its gates this week after more than two months of stringent shutdown, the first walk many residents took was to the loc(...)

Thomas McMahon (35) received a suspended sentence  after pleading guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to exposure on a bus on June 28th, 2017. Photograph:  Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

A Dublin man who touched a fellow bus passenger’s shoulder with his penis claimed he had been urinating when the vehicle jerked forward and pushed him(...)

Kate Cunningham and Conor O’ Neill at home in Stoneybatter. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The picture of the chicken made the subject matter of the post immediately clear. “Anyone missing a chicken?” reads the caption. You’d be forgiven for(...)

Armagh beat Tyrone in thr Ulster under-20 semi-final on Friday night. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Armagh’s 2-22 to 0-24 win over Tyrone in the Ulster under-20 semi-final on Friday night - following two sets of extra-time - should have been rem(...)

Asked if they would vote in favour or against repealing the Eighth Amendment, 91.7 per cent of respondents to an Irish Times Abroad survey said they would vote Yes, while 8.3 per cent said they would vote No. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Nine out of ten Irish emigrants surveyed by Irish Times Abroad would have voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment, had they been able to cast a ballot. (...)

Simon Scotting with his Irish foreign birth registration document, in London, England.  Photograph: Andrew Wiard

He never contemplated being Irish. Not until Brexit loomed. The vote to leave the European Union in last year’s referendum shocked Simon Scotting. For(...)

Leopardstown are expecting 55,000 to attend the Christmas festival racing. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Weather conditions are not expected to interfere with plans for over 100,000 racegoers during the four-day Christmas festival period. Almost 55,000 a(...)

Garda Donal Maguire (40), of Rock Road, Bundoran, Co Donegal, has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to two counts of harassing a female colleague  at a location in Dublin on dates between February 18th and March 11th, 2012 and between August 1st, 2012 and February 4th, 2013. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A garda who harassed a married female sergeant by sending her a Valentine’s Card, numerous emails and a friend request on Facebook has been found not (...)

Don Cossack: A 9/4 favourite to become just the sixth Irish-trained winner of Kempton’s King George VI Chase. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

 Organising Christmas is a headache for most but spare a logistical thought for trainer Gordon Elliott and his team of 20 St Stephens Day runners(...)

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