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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth reacts with members of her family and her racing team as she watches her horse Estimate win The Gold Cup during ladies day at Royal Ascot. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Estimate raised the roof at Royal Ascot by providing Queen Elizabeth with victory in the Gold Cup. Trained by Sir Michael Stoute and ridden by Ryan Mo(...)

Thomas Berney of Berney Bros Saddlery & Riding Wear Kilcullen Co Kildare. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Listen to those radio ads for Kildare Village outlet centre, in which all roads lead to exit 13 off the M7, and you could be forgiven for thinking Kil(...)

Professor Stephen O'Rahilly

An Irish-born internationally renowned research scientist and expert in the area of the genetics of obesity is to be knighted by Queen Elizabeth. Prof(...)

Former president Mary McAleese and her husband, Dr Martin McAleese, pose at the ceremonial stone at the naming ceremony for the Mary McAleese Boyne Valley Bridge at Oldbridge House in Drogheda as Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams speak in the background.

Building bridges was a theme of former president of Ireland Mary McAleese during her two terms of office and now a landmark bridge has been named afte(...)

Campaigners demonstrating for a Yes vote to allow gay marriage outside the Palace of Westminster in London. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

For composer Benjamin Britten, Aldeburgh was home. Tonight, the village’s shingle beach on the Suffolk coast will fill to the strains of his greatest (...)

Queen Elizabeth leaves Westminster Abbey after celebrating the 60th anniversary of her coronation in London yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Andrew Winning

Sixty years ago, Queen Elizabeth’s reign began with torrential rain, but yesterday thousands gathered on London’s sunny streets to applaud her latest (...)

One of the venues confirmed for the Limerick bid for the Gay Games is Thomond Park. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Limerick has been announced as one of three finalist European cities to host the 2018 Gay Games. The Treaty City, along with London and Paris, are in (...)

Nomadic Charitable Trust chairman Denis Rooney alongside the SS Nomadic in Belfast, where it has been opened to the public following a £9 million refurbishment. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Gerry MoriartyNorthern EditorThe Titanic is the ill-fated boat that just keeps giving to Belfast as another Titanic-themed visitor centre opened to th(...)

George Moore was one of the most successful Irish-American entrepreneurs of his generation and a noted philanthropist. A board member of the Taoiseach(...)

The first conquerors of Everest, Edmund Hillary (left) and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay (right), with expedition leader Colonel John Hunt (centre) in Katmandu, Nepal, after descending from the peak . Photograph: PA Wire

It was the final obstacle, the 15 metres of technical climbing up a near vertical rock face that pushed Sir Edmund Hillary to the limit. Once climb(...)

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