Martin Lane

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“All the social consequences,  suicides, ruination, people’s careers being destroyed and all the rest that flow from an unregulated gambling industry in this country are there for us all to see,” says Independent Senator  Michael McDowell.

Thousands of Irish race-goers made their way to Cheltenham last week for four days of gambling in the Gloucestershire countryside, contributing to the(...)

Large crowds on the last day of the National Ploughing Championships in Screggan, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Photograph: Alan Betson

The exhibition spaces at the National Ploughing Championships (NPC) resemble a solar system – with the NPC headquarters as the sun in the centre of t(...)