Paul Carberry

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Jack Kennedy celebrates Samcro’s win in the  Ballymore Novices Hurdle at Prestbury Park in Cheltenham last year. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It is less than four years since Jack Kennedy rode his first winner. Since then there have been almost 250 more. They include 16 Grade Ones. He had f(...)

Irish international polo player Siobhán Herbst (astride horse) with colleague April Kent: Ms  Herbst is running what she says is Ireland’s largest polo event, for charity, in Phoenix Park.

Irish racehorses are being retrained as polo ponies as owners across Europe look for alternatives to increasingly expensive but top-rated Argentine bl(...)

Mark McAuley on Miebello picked up 12 faults during his final round. The Aga Khan Trophy was won  by the all-female American team. Photograph: Alan Betson

It takes something special to draw a crowd away from the biggest event of the RDS Horse Show – the FEI Nations Cup for the Aga Khan Trophy. Lorenzo (...)

Tommy Carberry with Bobbyjo. From his small stables near Ratoath, Co Meath, Carberry produced Bobbyjo to win the Aintree Grand National in 1999. Photograph: INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

Tommy Carberry, who died on July 12th aged 75, is acknowledged as one of the outstanding National Hunt jockeys in Irish racing history. Yet his exploi(...)

Former jockey and trainer Tommy Carberry who passed away on Wednesday was a Champion jockey four times between 1973-76, winning the Cheltenham Gold Cup on three occasions. Photograph: Tom Honan/Inpho

Tommy Carberry, one of the most decorated jockeys in Irish racing history, and who both rode and trained winners of the Aintree Grand National, died o(...)

Tipperary’s Liam O’Meara, seen here winning on Mr Coolcaum at Barnadown last weekend, bought up a hat trick of national Grand Prix victories when landing the fifth leg of the series at Cavan on Sunday with Curraghgraigue Jack Take Flight. Photograph: Jumpinaction

Liam O’Meara won Sunday’s fifth leg of the national Grand Prix league at Cavan Equestrian Centre riding Curraghgraigue Jack Take Flight, owned by his (...)

Sean Flanagan celebrates his win on Ice Cold Soul in the Hurdle at Leopardstown.  Photograph: Patrick McCann

There are more pressing implications to climate change than the outcome of the first major handicap hurdle of 2017 but freakishly unseasonal ground c(...)

Paul Carberry celebrates winning The Bibby Financial Services Ireland Punchestown Gold Cup with Don Cossack in 2015. Photo: Inpho

Leading Irish National Hunt jockey Paul Carberry has announced his retirement from the saddle. The Grand National-winning rider called time on his di(...)

Paul Carberry will miss the Cheltenham Festival after fracturing his leg. Photograph: Inpho

Douvan is a long odds-on favourite to make it three-from-three over fences when he puts his colossal reputation on the line at Leopardstown this Sunda(...)

Dorothy Keane  who says that  noise from turbines has forced her to leave her home in Skrine, Co Roscommon, with her husband Michael. Photograph: Kenneth O’Halloran

A community group representing rural Ireland intends to unseat three Government Ministers at the next election as part of a new campaign against wind (...)

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