Jim Bolger

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Equinome founder Emmeline Hill: “What we’re doing is assessing the natural variation or the natural genetics of an individual.” Photograph: Peter Houlihan

Emmeline Hill doesn’t like the term “luck”. Perhaps it’s the scientist in her. But she will concede that she’s been fortunate. Hill grew up around ho(...)

Irish jockey Colin Keane is in action inHong Kong this weekend. Photograph:  Bryan Keane/Inpho

Colin Keane will hope to go one better than last year when he flies the Irish flag at Wednesday’s Longines International Jockeys Championship in Hong (...)

Jim Gavin and Stephen Cluxton celebrate Dublin’s victory over Kerry which clinched the five in a row in September. Photo: Tom Honan

Holders Dublin are set for a novel trip to Tullamore for the opening round of next year’s Leinster football championship. Leinster Council chiefs hav(...)

Jockey Craig Williams (right) rides Vow and Declare to victory in the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday19. Photograph: Scott Barbour/AAP Image via AP

When Vow and Declare passed the winning post at Melbourne this week, it wasn’t just a cause of celebration for his connections but also for a pioneeri(...)

Michael O’Leary congratulates jockey  Keith Donoghue after Tiger Roll’s victory   in the Glenfarclas Chase at Cheltenham in March. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Keith Donoghue is the initial beneficiary of Michael O’Leary’s jockey plans for the coming winter and is set to team up with the Ryanair boss’ apparen(...)

Donnacha O’Brien will be on duty for father Aidan at Newcastle on Friday. Photograph: Peter Mooney/Inpho

The task of securing a record-equalling tenth Veterm Futurity got harder for Aidan O’Brien after new threats were added to the reopened race on Monday(...)

Hermosa returns to Newmarket’s Rowley Mile, where she won the 1,000 Guineas in the Spring, for Saturday’s Sun Chariot Stakes. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Japan and Magical give Aidan O’Brien a strong hand in his pursuit of a third Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on Sunday but the champion trainer has a (...)

The Kentucky Derby. The aim of   Jockey Club America is  to boost racing and breeding standards across North America

North America’s racehorse breeding body has hired Irish equine science specialist Plusvital as a consultant on thoroughbred genomics. Plusvital, back(...)

Jockey Davy Russell  and Dublin hurler Chris Crummy give jockey Ruby Walsh his jersey before the start of the eighth annual Hurling for Cancer Research,  in aid of the Irish Cancer Society, in St Conleth’s Park, Newbridge, Co Kildare.  Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

If the whole jockey thing hadn’t worked out for Davy Russell, he might instead have played hurling for his native Cork. That’s the opinion of other pe(...)

Louise O’Brien, corporate social responsibility manager, Boots Ireland; Averil Power, chief executive, Irish Cancer Society; Mary Attridge-Jones, night nurse; and Teresa Mannion, Night Walks for Night Nurses ambassador. Photograph: Conor McCabe

1) The annual Boots Night Walks for Night Nurses take place in Dublin and Cork this month. The walks aim to raise much needed funds for the Irish Canc(...)

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