Site of the former Magdalen Laundry on Sean McDermott Street, Dublin.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

What do we do with Ireland’s institutional history? After the reports are issued, and the apologies made, how should Irish society and culture incorpo(...)

Richard Johnson and Native River win the Cheltenham Gold Cup ahead of Nico de Boinville and Might Bite. Photograph: James crombie/Inpho

 The Aintree Grand National is racing’s best recruiting agent for the next generation. It’s how I got hooked to racing as a kid. Tales of Red Rum(...)

Jockey Davy Russell celebrates after winning the Ryanair Steeple Chase on Balko Des Flos at  Cheltenham. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Davy Russell edged out Jack Kennedy to secure the Cheltenham’s Leading Jockey Award for the first time in his illustrious career. Kennedy joined Russ(...)

 Richard Johnson on Native River celebrates after winning the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase at   Cheltenham, England. Photograph:  Justin Setterfield/Getty Images

A Cheltenham festival that threatened to turn into an Irish benefit saw Native River retrieve home honour with a superb Timico Gold Cup success on Fri(...)

Richard Johnson celebrates after Native River won the Cheltenham Gold Cup. Photograph:    James Crombie/Inpho

Native River saw off Might Bite to make all the running in what was an epic duel for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup. Third 12 months ago, the Colin T(...)

 Nico de Boinville riding Altior, left,  clear the last to win The betfair Exchange Steeple Chase from Politolouge at Newbury. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Altior is odds-on across the board to claim a third Cheltenham Festival victory in the Queen Mother Champion Chase after his class shone through on hi(...)

Richard Johnson riding Native River clear the water jump before winning The Betfair Denman Steeple Chase at Newbury. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Native River made a successful return from almost a year on the sidelines with an impressive display in the Betfair Denman Chase at Newbury. Colin Ti(...)

Trainer Richard Woollacott has died aged 40. Photo: Harry Trump/Getty Images

Tributes were paid on Tuesday to Richard Woollacott, the West Country trainer who saddled Beer Goggles to win the Long Distance Hurdle at Newbury last(...)

Thistlecrack ridden by Tom Scudamore runs in the Ladbrokes Long Distance Hurdle during day one of the The Ladbrokes Winter Carnival at Newbury Racecourse. Photo: Tim Goode/PA Wire

Thistlecrack had to settle for fifth on his eagerly-awaited reappearance as Beer Goggles caused a huge upset in the Ladbrokes Long Distance Hurdle at (...)

Are Box Burger beef burgers the ones to represent Ireland at the European Street Food Awards? You can  vote now for your choice of vendor to head to the competition in Berlin

Voting opens today in the first Irish Street Food Awards which take place next month, with the aim of selecting an Irish representative for the Europe(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • Next
  • Last »