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A memorial to the memory of  Michael Fitzgerald was eventually erected in Fermoy town centre.

One hundred years ago today, Michael Fitzgerald, a high-ranking IRA officer, became the first republican to die on hunger strike during the Irish War (...)

Darragh Kenny finished  second in the Longines Global Champions Grand Prix of Shanghai on Saturday, Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ireland’s Darragh Kenny was narrowly beaten into second in the Longines Global Champions Grand Prix of Shanghai on Saturday. Nine riders were clear o(...)

Bertram Allen finished fourth in Verona. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Wexford’s Bertram Allen and Molly Malone recorded Ireland’s best result to date in this year’s Longines FEI World Cup series when fourth in Sunday’s t(...)

Michael G. Duffy on Carl Hanley Sporthorses’ Chappo Chey. Photograph: Margie McLoone

Irish riders had an excellent start to the five-star show taking place in Verona this weekend with Co Mayo’s Michael G. Duffy landing Friday afternoon(...)

Paul Kennedy continued Ireland’s strong start in Spain. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

The Irish have made a great start to the Spanish five-star jumping show in Gijon, with Paul Kennedy’s win in Thursday evening’s speed class following (...)

Msgr Joseph Murphy: Head of  protocol office at Vatican’s Secretariat of State

Cork man Msgr Joseph Murphy has been appointed head of the protocol office at the Vatican’s Secretariat of State in Rome. The office deals with rela(...)

Aidan Keogh enjoyed success on  Master Tredstep in Meath. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The Eventing Ireland national championships were held over the weekend at Tattersalls in Co Meath where the top-graded Connolly’s Red Mills CNC3* clas(...)

Sarah Ennis is one fence away from bronze medal position in Poland. Photograph: Jenek Skarzynski/AFP

Co Meath’s Sarah Ennis is lying seventh individually going into Sunday’s final show jumping phase of the European eventing championships in Strzegom, (...)

Ireland’s Sarah Ennis and her horse Horseware Stellor Rebound in action in Poland. Photograph: Janek Skarzynski/Getty

Ireland are lying seventh of the 13 teams competing in the European eventing championships in Strzegom, Poland following the dressage phase. An excel(...)

New Zealand’s Andrew Nicholson on Nereo during the Badminton Horse Trials. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA

New Zealand’s Andrew Nicholson recorded his first success in the Badminton horse trials on Sunday with Deborah Sellar’s Spanish-bred gelding Nereo. Th(...)

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