JP McManus

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Apple’s Jade, pictured with Jack Kennedy up, disputes favouritism with Buveur D’Air as she bids to become the fifth mare to claim Champion Hurdle glory. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Buveur D’Air and Apple’s Jade are among 14 confirmations for the Unibet Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham on Tuesday. Nicky Henderson’s dual winner Buve(...)

Rory McIlroy takes a shot at Adare Manor last year, as the 2020 JP McManus Pro-Am was launched. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Adare Manor in Limerick is facing competition to host the 2026 Ryder Cup with The Belfry being considered as a possible venue for the the biennial con(...)

Golfer Paul McGinley (centre) with Colette Twomey, managing director of Clonakilty Food Company, and Harry Hughes, chief executive of Portwest, at the  EY Entrepreneur of the Year CEO retreat in London. Photograph: Paul Kelly

Limerick’s Adare Manor has a “very strong” chance of securing the 2026 Ryder Cup, golfer Paul McGinley has said. Speaking to The Irish Times, Mr McGin(...)

Buveur D’Air ridden by Barry Geraghty holds off Melon and Paul Townend to win the Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge at Cheltenham. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Buveur D’Air was made to pull out all the stops to successfully defend his crown in the Unibet Champion Hurdle and land the race for a seventh time fo(...)

 Barry Geraghty riding Coney Island clear the last to win The Sodexo Graduation Steeple Chase at Ascot. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Coney Island returned from almost a year off with a stylish display in the Sodexo Graduation Chase at Ascot on Saturday. A Grade One-winning novice f(...)

 Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor at Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort,  which yesterday announced 300 new jobs, with resort owner JP McManus and jockey AP McCoy. Photograph: Liam Burke / Press 22

Billionaire JP McManus has spoken for the first time about his “dream” of bringing the prestigious Ryder Cup golf tournament to Limerick. Mr McManus(...)

Jockey Donagh Meyler is unseated from Ballycahane  at the last fence in the The Martinstown Opportunity Handicap Steeplechase at Leopardstown. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Aspen Colorado took his record to two wins from as many starts in the TRM Excellence In Equine Nutrition (Pro/Am) INH Flat Race at Leopardstown. The (...)

Trainer Willie Mullins enjoyed a treble at Punchestown as Min claimed an impressive win on his Irish racecourse debut. Photograph: Inpho

Min, already favourite for the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle in March without even winning a race, strengthened his position at the head of the betting afte(...)

 Tony McCoy has hinted he could retire immediately if he wins the Aintree Grand National. Photograph: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

Tony McCoy memorably tasted Irish Grand National success on Butler’s Cabin in 2007 and Fairyhouse’s authorities are keeping their fingers crossed in (...)

Neptune Collonges, ridden by Daryl Jacob, edges a nose past Sunnyhillboy, ridden by Richie McLernon, as they cross the finish line of the 2012 Grand National. Neptune Collonges was the first grey horse to win the race since 1961. (Photo by Racetech via Getty Images)

Sunnyhillboy, runner-up in the 2012 Grand National at Aintree, has been retired.The JP McManus-owned gelding was beaten a nose by Neptune Collonges, t(...)

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