John Constable

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Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: his side have not won away from home in 11 games – including seven defeats and four draws.  Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA.

If we begin by reviewing the final piece of the latest 90 minutes of evidence, then we turn to David de Gea at St James’ Park a fortnight ago. Time i(...)

Blue Drift 5, by Graham Crowley

Graham Crowley Cross Gallery, Dublin **** Several of the paintings in Graham Crowley’s new show were inspired by a perennially popular work in the (...)

In 1995, Rody  Keighery built one of the largest purpose-built auction rooms in the country.

Rody Keighery is an antiques auctioneer in Waterford.His family business, RJ Keighery Auctioneers, holds regular auctions of art, antiques and collec(...)

Willie Mullins has seven entries in the Betfair Hurdle at Newbury. Photograph: Sportsfile

Willie Mullins has a strong-hand at the five-day stage of the Betfair Hurdle at Newbury with four of the top six in the weights from 31 to stand their(...)

Lot 732, six bottles of Château Angelus Saint-Émilion Premier Grand Cru Classé, estimated at €1,500-€2,500 at Mealy’s

Results Friday (December 4th) Sotheby’s, New York. A manuscript draft of Juno and the Paycock by Sean O’Casey, $187,500 ($200,000-$ 300,000). Wedne(...)

The Lock by John Constable: the painting depicts a scene on the river Stour in the artist’s native Suffolk

One of the most important paintings to appear at auction this year will be offered at Sotheby’s in London on Wednesday (December 9th) when The Lock by(...)

Leading Light, ridden by Joseph O’Brien, on the way to winning the Coolmore Vintage Crop Stakes during the Coolmore Vintage Crop Stakes Day at Navan Racecourse, Navan. Brian Lawless/PA

Leading Light cemented his position at the head of the ante-post market on the Gold Cup with a perfect start to his four-year-old campaign in the Cool(...)

Track records: Derek Walcott with Seamus Heaney in Dún Laoghaire in 1989, three years before Walcott received the Nobel Prize. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

In 1988 in Dún Laoghaire, Derek Walcott took part in a round-table discussion with Joseph Brodsky, Seamus Heaney and Les Murray. By then identified wi(...)

Magician wins last year’s Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh and returns there today for the Mooresbridge Stakes.

Presumption can be dangerous but it will be a major shock if Magician can’t cast an emphatic spell over his rivals at the Curragh today. Last y(...)

Johnny Murtagh

The German star Novellist has slid slightly off the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe radar on the back of recent impressive trial performances by Orfevre and(...)

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