Ronnie Wood

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The biggest winner seems to be the sponsor, whose name gets as many mentions as Cheltenham itself

It’s nearly time for the annual festival that for many people is the quintessential celebration of Ireland, full of crack, crowds and wanton use of th(...)

Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones take another twirl on their  endlessly twirling money-magnet. Photograph: Reuters/Kimimasa Mayama

The oldest musical instrument in the world is a 42,000-year-old bone flute found in southwestern Germany. This week I watched a similar instrument bei(...)

Mick Jagger at Slane Castle, Saturday, July 24th, 1982. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

The Rolling Stones have announced a summer 2018 gig in Ireland. Here are some prominent gig-goers’ recall the bands 1982 and 2007 Slane conc(...)

  Jessica Harrington and groom Ashley Hussey with Sizing John at her stables in Co Kildare. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Retirement at 70 is becoming compulsory for Ireland’s public sector workers but Jessica Harrington - Irish racing’s most recognisable female figure - (...)

Willie Mullins: top National Hunt trainer has amassed nearly €350,000 during  the current flat campaign. Photograph:  Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

It is two years since Max Dynamite enjoyed his finest success at York’s Ebor festival but Willie Mullins has secured a theoretically perfect opportuni(...)

Balko Des Flos: will have Davy Russell on board in the Galway Plate at Ballybrit. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

On Friday the Ryanair boss fired Bryan Cooper as his retained rider and it is Gigginstown Stud’s former No.1, Davy Russell, who rides Balko Des Flos f(...)

Ruby Walsh celebrates Clondaw Warrior’s victory in the Galway Hurdle last year at Ballybrit. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Clondaw Warrior will have to overcome both history and topweight if he’s to land back-to-back victories in next week’s €300,000 Guinness Galway Hurdle(...)

Jessica Harrington: It’s only an age [70]. Touchwood I feel great, my arm is mended, Punchestown’s next week and there’s plenty to be getting on with.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Inside a matter of weeks Jessica Harrington has won both the Cheltenham Gold Cup and the Irish Grand National. She’s had another result too in that sh(...)

The announcement that Mick Jagger’s 29-year-old girlfriend is expecting has led to some internet ribbing. Photograph: Reuters

So Mick Jagger is to be a father for the eighth time at the age of 73. The announcement that his 29-year-old girlfriend is expecting has led to some (...)

Rory Guthrie: ‘Never buy a poor work based solely on an artist’s reputation or fame. A bad picture is always going to be a difficult seller in any market no matter who painted it, whereas a piece of quality will always find a buyer’

Rory Guthrie is a director at de Veres Art Auctions on Kildare Street, Dublin, the only Irish auction house to specialise in 20th-century design furn(...)

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