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Demonstrators protest on sidelines of  COP22 climate conference in Marrakesh, Morocco, on Sunday. Photograph: Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images

It is unwise to write history when you’re living through it. Seemingly unremarkable events in their time may be judged very harshly with the benefit o(...)

Morgan Crowley as Giordano Bruno (seated) in Roger Doyle’s ‘Heresy’. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Heresy **** Project Arts Centre, Dublin The monk and prominent intellectual Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) fell foul of the Vatican at the age of 30. Hi(...)

Jilly Cooper is giving an awe-struck viewing of the Mandarin Oriental’s Royal suite, a muted monument to scale and privilege. “Wonderful, wonderful, w(...)

Churchill and Ryan Moore on the way to Group 1 success at the Curragh. Photograph: PA

Churchill further enhanced his already huge reputation with an impressive victory in the Goffs Vincent O’Brien National Stakes at the Curragh. Beaten(...)

This artist rendering provided by the European Southern Observatory shows a view of the surface of the planet Proxima b orbiting the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the Solar System. Photograph: European Southern Observatory/AP

Ireland has opened talks to become part of the European Southern Observatory (ESO), the international organisation that runs the biggest telescopes in(...)

Minding has two recent victories over 10 furlongs including the Sea The Stars Pretty Polly Stakes (above). Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho.

Just two fillies, Snow Fairy and The Fugue, have won the Qipco Irish Champion Stakes in two decades but bookmakers appear to believe the fairer sex w(...)

Ryan Moore (R) partnered Aidan O’Brien’s Churchill to victory in the opening race at Royal Ascot on Saturday. Photograph: Getty

Ryan Moore enjoyed a day to remember as Twilight Son emerged victorious after a thrilling climax to the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot. Henry (...)

André Fabre: the Cloth Of Stars trainer combined with jockey Mickael Barzalona to win the Epsom Derby with Pour Moi five years ago. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Prodigious analysis of what is widely regarded as the most open Epsom Derby in years could lead to the conclusion that nothing can win the world’s gr(...)

Aidan O’Brien:  Prix du Jockey Club an option instead of Epsom  for The Gurkha. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Although Bondi Beach heads a team of 11 running under the Aidan O’Brien banner in Ireland this weekend, the champion trainer’s Sunday focus will be re(...)

Jason Maguire, who won the 2011 Grand National on Ballabriggs, has retired. Photograph: Getty

Grand National-winning jockey Jason Maguire has announced his retirement from the saddle. The news does not come as a surprise as he has not ridden c(...)

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