Ireland’s Shane Breen has qualified for Sunday’s Hickstead Derby. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Ireland’s Shane Breen, who lives at the Sussex showgrounds, won Friday’s qualifier for Sunday’s famed Hickstead Derby when recording the fastest of th(...)

Gardaí are investigating the killing of Patrick ‘Paddy’ O’Donnell (inset) at Willie Andies pub, Mitchelstown, Co Cork, on Friday. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Gardaí investigating a fatal assault on a man in a pub in Mitchelstown in North Cork on Friday night are focusing on whether the victim suffered a sus(...)

Jonty Evans and Cooley Rorkes Drift took the Grantham Cup. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Gloucestershire-based Jonty Evans became the first Irish rider to win the Grantham Cup when landing the featured CIC3* class at Belton Park in Lincoln(...)