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Gordon Elliott: will be hoping Apple’s  Jade can return to her best at Fairyhouse and register  a record-breaking fourth successive win in the Hatton’s Grace Hurdle. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Apple’s Jade will face a maximum of eight rivals when she bids for a historic fourth victory in the Baroneracing. com Hatton’s Grace Hurdle at Fairyho(...)

Honeysuckle was victorious  on her seasonal bow at Fairyhouse under jockey Rachael Blackmore. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Honeysuckle maintained her unbeaten record as she came home a comfortable winner on her seasonal bow at Fairyhouse. Henry de Bromhead’s mare won each(...)

Woman Reading, Roderic O’Conor, €30,000-€50,000 Adam’s

From childhood, art has captivated the collector Patrick Murphy, but it was in the early 1960s, at a Fleadh Cheoil in Enniscorthy, that his passion fo(...)

One Cool Poet and Billy Lee win their third race of the week in the McDonagh Capital Investments Handicap at the Galway Festival. Photograph: PA Wire

One Cool Poet created a memorable piece of Galway history when winning for the third time in six days at the Festival. Trained by Matthew Smith, the(...)

Pro Brexit demonstrators outside the Houses of Parliament. The YouGov survey of Conservative party members suggests that almost half (46 per cent) would be happy to see the Brexit Party’s Nigel Farage as their new leader. Photograph: Alberto Pezzali/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Conservative party members would be prepared to sacrifice the union, destroy their party or suffer economic damage to get the UK out of the European U(...)

Gareth Bale after his team’s defeat to Hungary at the Groupama Arena in Budapest. Photograph: Laszlo Balogh/Getty Images

Hungary 1 Wales 0 Gareth Bale’s misery continued as he missed a gilt-edged chance and Wales were beaten by a late Hungary goal in their European Cha(...)

 Ireland players dejected at the final whistle of the  Uefa Nations League at the  Aviva stadium. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

When Harry Wilson stood over the ball and began to survey the Irish wall and Darren Randolph’s goal, the crowd in the Aviva stadium could all but tell(...)

Harry Wilson fires home a free-kick to give Wales the lead in the Uefa Nations League match at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Republic of Ireland 0 Wales 1 Having been in charge for 27 of the 49 games played since Lansdowne Road was rebuilt and renamed, it is no huge surpris(...)

Callum Robinson (centre) talks to Cyrus Christie (left) and Derrick Williams as the Ireland players walk the pitch after arriving at the Aviva stadium ahead of Nations League game against Wales. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has made two changes for Tuesday night’s Nations League game against Wales, with Callum Robinson and Aiden (...)

Myanmar’s Rohingya ethnic minority members  walk through rice fields after crossing the border into Bangladesh last September. Photograph: Bernat Armangue/AP

Myanmar’s military systematically planned a genocidal campaign to rid the country of Rohingya Muslims, according to a report released on Thursday by t(...)

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