Tony Keady: pivotal figure on the great Galway team of the 1980s. Photograph: Inpho

Deeds of the past can provide inspiration to those of the present, as Galway hurling captain David Burke so poignantly acknowledged in his acceptance (...)

Tommy Carberry with Bobbyjo. From his small stables near Ratoath, Co Meath, Carberry produced Bobbyjo to win the Aintree Grand National in 1999. Photograph: INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

Tommy Carberry, who died on July 12th aged 75, is acknowledged as one of the outstanding National Hunt jockeys in Irish racing history. Yet his exploi(...)

Former jockey and trainer Tommy Carberry who passed away on Wednesday was a Champion jockey four times between 1973-76, winning the Cheltenham Gold Cup on three occasions. Photograph: Tom Honan/Inpho

Tommy Carberry, one of the most decorated jockeys in Irish racing history, and who both rode and trained winners of the Aintree Grand National, died o(...)

Tommy Carberry with Bobbyjo in 2000. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Irish jump racing legend Tommy Carberry has died aged 75. The head of one of Ireland’s leading racing dynasties, Carberry achieved the remarkable fea(...)

Jack Kennedy with Clarecam at Gigginstown Stud. “I can safely say I’ve never seen anyone so complete at 17. He’s a fantastic natural talent,” says Conor O’Dwyer. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

At 17 Ruby Walsh was studying for his Leaving Cert. Tony McCoy was only six weeks shy of 18 before he rode his first winner. Putting Jack Kennedy in c(...)