George King

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Jockey Ruby Walsh on Annie Power after victory in the   Champion Hurdle at the 2016 Cheltenham Festival. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

It is just five weeks until the white flag is raised for the start of the Cheltenham Festival but the build-up to the greatest National Hunt meeting o(...)

Former  acting attorney general Sally  Yates: her stance was a good example of how actors in the constitutional structure of the US are allowed push back against a president’s executive orders. Photograph: Pete Marovich/Getty

With the election of Donald Trump, the resilience of the constitutional structures governing the US looks set to be put to the test. The president’s (...)

Choose life: Jonny Lee Miller, Ewan McGregor, Kevin Kidd and Ewen Bremner in Trainspotting

What do the following British films have in common: Twin Town, Human Traffic, Ill Manors and Spike Island? One answer is that they were all, on releas(...)

Greyhound trainer Graham Holland at his home in Golden, Co Tipperary after getting Clares Rocket back. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

The trainer of champion greyhound Clares Rocket, which was kidnapped from kennels in Golden, Co Tipperary last Sunday night and held for a ransom, has(...)

Clares Rocket is a previous winner of the Champion Stakes and the valuable Produce Stakes. Photograph: Getty Images

The theft of one of the country’s most expensive greyhounds has been likened to the infamous IRA kidnapping of former champion Irish racehorse Shergar(...)

Thistlecrack won convincingly at Cheltenham despite some loose jumping. Photograph: Getty/Alan Crowhurst

Thistlecrack overcame a couple of hairy moments to easily maintain his unbeaten record over fences in the Novices’ Chase at Chelt(...)

Dermot Weld: still has both the Epsom and Curragh Derby winner Harzand and Fascinating Rock in the Champion Stakes mix

A potentially epic QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes clash next Saturday could get another enticing ingredient added to it in the shape of the 2015 French (...)

Det Sgt Matthew McLoughlin from Ballycommin, Co Tipperary, was Kitchener’s personal protection officer when the HMS Hampshire hit a mine and sank on June 5th, 1916

The Metropolitan Police in London has issued an appeal to find relatives of an Irish man who drowned with Lord Kitchener 100 years ago. Det Sgt Matt(...)

Dublin-born architect Niamh Kiernan: “The failure to ensure that funding for heritage is put on a statutory basis is detrimental to the heritage sector.”

A verdant jewel nestling in a bend of the river Thames in west London, the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew, home to the world’s largest collection of l(...)

Annesbrook house

Heritage runs deep through the land around Annesbrook House outside Duleek in Co Meath. A Bronze Age burial site was discovered in the early 1900s and(...)

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