Order of St George: “I’m not sure he’s going to make Champions Weekend,” said O’Brien.  Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien starts the autumn in force with a dozen runners at the Curragh on Saturday but admits he’s not sure if Ballydoyle’s stalwart campaigner (...)

Flag Of Honour won the  Irish St Leger Trial at the Curragh. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Flag Of Honour made virtually every yard of the running in the Comer Group International Irish St Leger Trial at the Curragh. Trainer Aidan O’Brien w(...)

Donnacha O’Brien aboard Latrobe wins The Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby. Photograph: Inpho

Aidan and Joseph O’Brien twice memorably combined to win York’s Juddmonte International although they will be rivals on Wednesday – each trying to sad(...)

Ballinrobe fixture was abandoned after three races when safety concerns about the ground were expressed to the stewards.

On the back of last week’s controversial abandonment at Ballinrobe the feasibility of on-the-spot rearrangement of races rather than simply cancelling(...)

Jockey James Doyle gives  Sea Of Class a kiss after winning the after winning the  Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh. photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Jockey James Doyle delivered a virtuoso ride on Sea Of Class to land Saturday’s Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh. The 30-year-old Englishman delivere(...)

Aidan O’Brien with Kew Gardens, who bids for Group One glory at Longchamp on Saturday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The chance of a prestigious international Group One double is open to Aidan O’Brien within just five hours on Saturday. With France’s national holida(...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien and jockey Donnacha O’Brien celebrate after winning the Investec Oaks  at Epsom last Friday. Photograph:  Warren Little/Getty Images

Bookmakers believe Donnacha O’Brien is firmly in the running to complete a notable family double by becoming Ireland’s champion jockey this year. The(...)

Forever Together and Donnacha O’Brien win the Epsom Oaks. Photograph: David Davies/PA

Forever Together shed her maiden tag with a stunning victory in the Investec Oaks at Epsom. Trained by Aidan O’Brien and ridden by his son, Donnacha,(...)

Saxon Warrior ridden by Donnacha O’Brien wins the Qipco 2000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket Racecourse. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA

Saxon Warrior gave Donnacha O’Brien a first Classic success with an imperious display in the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket. Maintaining his unbeat(...)

Comedian Alison Spittle: her show 'Nowhere Fast' starts on RTÉ 2 on Monday, November 13th.

In an old glue factory in Swords, an outhouse has been renovated to resemble a small radio station. The comedian Alison Spittle is playing a disgraced(...)

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