Harry Sweeney

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 Harry Sweeney, owner of Paca Paca Farm, kisses Love And Bubbles, mare of the Japanese Derby winner Deep Brillante, at his farm in Hidaka, Hokkaido, Japan.  Photograph:  Kyodo News Stills via Getty Images

There is a viewing point on Harry Sweeney’s Paca Paca Farm where the sun can be seen sinking evenly beneath the Pacific Ocean and the Hokkaido Mountai(...)

Dr Harry Sweeney and Y K Paca Paca Farm, a stud farm,  have initiated three actions separately suing University of Limerick and two women who, at the time of alleged events in 2014, were students of UL on equine studies placements at the farm in Hokkaido, Japan. File photograph: Getty Images

A judge has directed three actions by an Irish vet and the stud farm he runs in Japan which allege they have suffered reputational damage and defamati(...)

 University of Limerick is being sued for alleged defamation and reputational damage as a result of how it reacted to allegations by two female students  while on placement at a stud farm. File image: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

An Irish vet who runs a stud farm in Japan has sued the University of Limerick alleging defamation and reputational damage as a result of how it react(...)

Sweeney’s love affair with Japan is still fresh: ‘It’s a fantastic horse industry. I love the farm, the scenery, the people and the food.’

Harry Sweeney was a Kildare-based horse doctor in 1990 when he received an unusual request: would he take his veterinarian skills to remote northern J(...)