Paddy Kennedy

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How The Irish Times reported the day’s events the following morning

Belfast is deserted and extremely tense. Scenes of devastation are everywhere to be seen. Every conceivable object has been used to erect barricades. (...)

How The Irish Times reported the day’s events the following morning.

Six people are killed as battles rage throughout Northern Ireland. Violence spreads from the epicentre of Derry to other towns and cities including Be(...)

Tiger Roll pictured with trainer Gordon Elliot, groom Louise Magee  and owner Micheal O’Leary. Photograph: Tom Honan

Thousands lined the streets of Summerhill Co Meath to welcome home Tiger Roll, the winner of back-to-back Aintree Grand Nationals on Sunday evening. (...)

The Jessica Harrington-trained  Sandymount Duke, which is owned by Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood, has been ruled out of Saturday’s Grand National. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Ronnie Wood has learned you can’t always get what you want, as his colours will not be carried in the Grand National. The Rolling Stones guitarist own(...)

From left: Ciara Murphy, Ivan Tretyakov, Kirsty Burke, Anna O’Connor and Hazel Wallace ride out on the Curragh for trainer Tracey Collins. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

On the Curragh plains, the wind gives no quarter. You see the rain coming for miles, great bitter sheets of it. For the army of work riders who turn u(...)

The Console  Celebration of Light for those bereaved through suicide: Console operates a 24-hour helpline for people with suicidal thoughts or people aware of others at risk on 1800-247247. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The tragic deaths of five young men in the Newbridge area over the past month has raised fears of a possible suicide cluster in the Co Kildare town. (...)