Paul Carberry

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Flanagan with his two children, 2 year old Lilah and 10 month old LJ. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

For now the thrill is gone. The chase towards the final furlong and the flight over the last hurdle. The take off and the landing and everything sprea(...)

Joseph O’Brien: “I’ve no doubt it’s going to be a huge success. This year has seen great progress. It’ll be among the best facilities in the world if it’s not already.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Joseph O’Brien has given the under-fire Curragh a vote of confidence ahead of the upcoming ‘Irish Champions Weekend’. It will be the first Champions (...)

The Pat Smullen Champions Race For Cancer Trials Ireland is at the Curragh on September 15th. Photograph: Inpho

Pat Smullen has ruled out riding in his charity race at next month’s Longines Irish Champions Weekend after a setback in his health. The multiple Gro(...)

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  Coral.ie 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(...)

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