John Hughes

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Robert Wilson visits the grave of his brother Matthew Wilson who was executed by the Germans in 1915.

The retreat from Mons was an epic of endurance for the British Expeditionary Force (BEF). In their first encounter with the Germans at the Battle o(...)

If you’ve ever wondered about the finer differences between geeks and jocks, motorheads and micro-geeks, and skaters and plastics, then Beyond Clue(...)

Turf Club chief executive Denis Egan: ‘We very much welcome the allocation of funds for laboratory improvements. This matter has been of concern to us for some time.’ Photograph: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

The Turf Club has welcomed the decision of the Horse Racing Ireland board to make funding available for the purchase of laboratory equipment to enhan(...)

It would be nice to write a poem that made a pale young person cry. Imagine painting a picture that altered viewers’ attitude to the human conditio(...)

Danny Mullins has been suspended for three days by the Turf Club. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The issue of drugs within racing has taken a new twist with the sport’s two ruling bodies, Horse Racing Ireland and the Turf Club, unable to agree on (...)

The Turf Club has ‘warned off’ John Hughes for five years and penalised him €4,500.

The issue of doping and anabolic steroids within Irish racing has resulted in another disqualification with the former Department of Agriculture veter(...)

Cars drive past an election information board in Yasynuvata, Donetsk region, which reads: “Donbass decides. November 2. Electing government of people!” Photograph: Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters

The Ukrainian soldier hands back the passports and waves the car out of the checkpoint.“We’re taking down details of people of heading east,” he expla(...)

Although no steroids were found during the inspections, concern about possible substance abuse in the sport persists. Photograph: Getty Images

The Turf Club has said it has conducted stable inspections on all trainers featuring in a mailing list supplied to Irish authorities by an Australian(...)

Adrian Carmack (left) with John Romero at the five star Heritage Golf & Spa resort in Killenard, Co Laois.

Adrian Carmack, a co-founder of the firm that created ground-breaking game franchises Doom and Quake, is the new owner of the five-star Heritage Go(...)

Heritage Hotel and Golf Resort in the Co Laois village of Killenard. Five months after the golf resort went on sale, CBRE is handling the sale of the impressive hotel

Almost five months after the Heritage Golf Resort in the Co Laois village of Killenard was of(...)

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