Cork Con outhalf Aidan Moynihan has contributed 144 points this season. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

AIL Division 1A semi-final: Cork Constitution v Dublin University Kick-off: Sunday, 2.30pm. Venue: Temple Hill Brian Hickey’s Cork Constitution were(...)

Jockey Davy Russell celebrates winning the  Grand National on   Tiger Roll for a second year at Aintree. Photograph:  Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Tiger Roll became the first horse since the legendary Red Rum 45 years ago to win the Randox Aintree Grand National back to back with a thrilling succ(...)

Conor McGloughlin, Chanchan Yubozhou and Cameron Drumm, of The Palestrina Choir of St Mary’s Pro Cathedral, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

O’Connell Street is abuzz with early-bird shoppers and rain-soaked commuters, but down a side street, past the odd lurking menacing figure or two, lie(...)

Donnacha O’Brien aboard Latrobe wins The Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby. Photograph: Inpho

Aidan and Joseph O’Brien twice memorably combined to win York’s Juddmonte International although they will be rivals on Wednesday – each trying to sad(...)

Ballinrobe fixture was abandoned after three races when safety concerns about the ground were expressed to the stewards.

On the back of last week’s controversial abandonment at Ballinrobe the feasibility of on-the-spot rearrangement of races rather than simply cancelling(...)

William Buick riding Masar wins The Investec Derby at Epsom. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Horse racing is a mystery to most of us. We really don’t know what’s going on at all, at all inside their big brawny heads. At the Epsom Derby on TV3(...)

TP Burns won half a dozen Irish classics in all, the last of which was the Kevin Prendergast trained Pidget in the 1972 St Leger. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The death has taken place of TP Burns, one of the most successful and versatile jockeys in Ireland during the last century. He was 94. Burns was an i(...)

Lansdowne’s Alan Peter Beirne scores a try. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Cork Constitution 12 Lansdowne 32 Three tries in the third quarter propelled Lansdowne to a long-awaited Ulster Bank Bateman Cup title - the club’s (...)

In the beginner close-up category is Joe Fitzgibbon’s photograph of a Devonshire coral.

Fragile coral in Ireland’s “deep Atlantic” and the issue of plastics in oceans will be explored in a new documentary which will be previewed at this w(...)

Lot 229 at O’Reilly’s, a ruby and diamond “Flamingo” brooch, with rubies of approx. 0.70ct in total, diamonds of approx. 0.72ct in total €2,100 (€1,300-€1,500)

Auction Results Wednesday (August 30th), O’Reilly’s Auction Rooms, Francis Street, Dublin 8. Auction of jewellery, watches and silver. Lot 229, a rub(...)

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