A Status Yellow rain warning is hanging over seven counties until Thursday morning with up to 32mm of rain expected across Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo. File photograph: EPA

Those eagerly looking forward to exam weather this week have been left sorely disappointed by a blanket of heavy cloud which remains over much of the (...)

Tiger Roll ridden by Davy Russell  wins the  Grand National at Aintree. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/EPA

Bookmakers were left ruing the “most expensive result in Grand National history” after Tiger Roll secured back-to-back victories in the showpiece at A(...)