Paul Darragh

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Former president Mary Robinson speaking at the Irish Congress of Trade Unions’ biennial conference in Dublin on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Former president Mary Robinson has said Princess Haya bint al-Hussein, who has fled from Dubai to London, remains a friend of hers. Mrs Robinson said(...)

A view of the Land Rover Puissance during the 2016 Dublin Horse Show at the  RDS. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The death has occurred of Brian McSharry, who commentated on show jumping and other equestrian disciplines for RTÉ having previously been equestrian c(...)

Ireland’s  Denis Lynch  riding All Star 5 during the Longines Global Champions Tour event  in London. Photograph: Linnea Rheborg/Getty Images

Denis Lynch fared best of the three Irish riders competing at five-star level at the Global Champions Tour in London on Friday when second in the 1.55(...)

Sophie Richards from Gorey: ‘The Belgians and Dutch are ahead in breeding show-jumpers whereas with eventing, the Irish are top.Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

They don’t wear spindle heels and fascinators and they don’t compete to win fashion prizes, but some of the stars that shine at the RDS Horse Show an(...)

Prof Austin Darragh: treated his patients holistically. Photograph: Eric Luke

Prof Austin Darragh, who has died aged 88, was a highly successful and respected medical practitioner and pioneer, business entrepreneur, broadcaster (...)

Lord Powerscourt built Tara Beg, on the Hill of Tara in Co Meath in the 1960s, to be nearer to his daughter who had married Sir Hercules Langrishe.(...)

In the drawing room at Rathsnagadan House there’s a framed, gold-harp embossed letter, dated 2005, from president Mary McAleese offering condolences o(...)