Paul Nolan

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Are you race ready for Cheltenham? Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cheltenham. The week where we take such reckless leave of our senses that we actually listen to actual bookmakers as they tip horses. A pox on them, w(...)

Irish winters are set to be wetter though the number of storms will decrease, say scientists. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Kevin O’Sullivan Environment & Science Editor Ireland is facing a temperature rise of at least 3 degrees this century, the National Biodiversity(...)

Ricky Doyle on Mystique Heights clears the last to win the Adare Manor Opportunity Handicap Hurdle at Naas Racecourse, Co Kildare on Sunday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The high-profile businessman Luke Comer got 2019 off to a flying start on the racecourse when training a 16-1 winner at Naas on Sunday. Mystique Heig(...)

 Bryan Cooper: when he lost his job as Gigginstown’s retained rider in the summer of 2017 he  had to start again.  Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

In Liberty Hall last Wednesday evening we watched a one-man band lose a fight with himself onstage. Damon Gough, the Manchester singer-songwriter bett(...)

Sizing John: Jessica Harrington’s Gold Cup hero may have a pre-festival workout at Leopardstown on Friday.  Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Irish racing is set to resume after the recent cold snap with Thurles on Thursday described as “good to go” while the following day at Leopardstown c(...)

Stormy weather: Hurricane Katia over Mexico, Hurricane Irma approaching Cuba, and Hurricane Jose reaching peak intensity on September 8th, 2017

Accurate weather forecasting beyond a couple of weeks into the future may ultimately be doomed by the phenomenon of chaos, which implies that even if (...)

Waterford has a well-established life-sciences cluster. Photograph: iStock
Southern charms

With property prices and wages in Dublin spiralling ever upwards, more companies are beginning to see the merits of having an office outside the capit(...)

Lough Derg: “The big thing for Ireland is rainfall and storms, with rainfall either too much or too little,” says Dr Conor Murphy of Maynooth University

For Ireland, the future of climate change is going to be all about water – having too much of it or too little, getting swamped by it or roasting in i(...)

Jockey Donagh Meyler is unseated from Ballycahane  at the last fence in the The Martinstown Opportunity Handicap Steeplechase at Leopardstown. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Aspen Colorado took his record to two wins from as many starts in the TRM Excellence In Equine Nutrition (Pro/Am) INH Flat Race at Leopardstown. The (...)

Sprinter Sacre winning at  Punchestown  in 2013 before  heart problems  kept him out of action for more than a year. He makes a reappearance at Cheltenham next weekend and trainer Nicky Henderson is pleased with his preparation. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Sprinter Sacre could face up to 10 rivals when he makes his seasonal reappearance in the Shloer Chase at Cheltenham on Sunday. Nicky Henderson’s nine-(...)

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