Ray Mulvaney

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Shale winning last September’s Moyglare Stud Stakes at the Curragh under jockey Ryan Moore. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

There may be 1,000 spectators allowed at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday but they won’t have any bookmakers to bet with. A(...)

Racecourse bookmakers haven’t been able to operate since the first Covid-19 lockdown last March. Photograph: Inpho

The body representing on-course bookmakers has said it is inevitable some of its members won’t return to the ring once the worst of the coronavirus pa(...)

The bookmaker sector is looking to spring 2021 and the prospect of festivals such as Fairyhouse and Punchestown. File Photograph: Inpho/Presseye/Jonathan Porter

Ireland’s on-course bookmakers admit they face a “grim” Christmas and are pinning their hopes for a return to business on a future extensive vaccine p(...)

An agreement has been struck that will see bookmakers return to race tracks under Level 2 of coronavirus restrictions. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

A small number of bookmakers will be allowed work at race meetings once coronavirus restrictions are eased to Level 2 status. Up to three bookmakers (...)

A jockey takes a break where the bookmakers normally pitch at Down Royal. Photograph: Jonathan Porter/Inpho/Presseye

The head of Ireland’s on-course bookmakers body has said he is pinning his hopes on being able to go back to work on the racecourse before Christmas. (...)

A jockey sits where the bookmakers would usually set up at Down Royal. File photograph: Inpho

The body representing on-course bookmakers wants a roadmap from Horse Racing Ireland outlining a “new norm” that can allow them to resume work at race(...)

A view of bookmakers before racing starts at the Leopardstown Christmas Festival. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ireland’s on-course bookmakers believe the potential exists for them to return to work at racecourses and provide a restricted service at some point d(...)

A view of the bookmakers at Leopardtown over the Christmas festival. Photograph:  Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Ireland’s racecourse bookmakers are facing a grim economic outlook as the impact of the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow. Bookmakers are among (...)

Bookmakers might not take bets on every race at Punchestown on Tuesday due to a dispute with the racecourse’s organisation and Horse Racing Ireland. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Bookmakers have rowed back on the threat of ‘strike’ action at Punchestown’s fixture on Tuesday although they may not bet on every one of the seven ra(...)

Massive crowds in Galway prove an annual boon to the bookmaking fraternity. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

When Oslot and Ruby Walsh passed the winning post in the 2008 Galway Plate, bookmaker Daragh Fitzpatrick quickly estimated it would cost him €70,000. (...)

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