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Layfayette produces powerful late run to cap off fine week for Cheltenham-winning trainer
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Layfayette produces powerful late run to cap off fine week for Cheltenham-winning trainer

Mar 21st 2021, 5:42 PM 4,338 Views 1 Comment

It’s been a brilliant week for Noel Meade.

Search For A Song powers to Irish Leger repeat at the Curragh
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# On Song

Search For A Song powers to Irish Leger repeat at the Curragh

Sep 13th 2020, 5:27 PM 3,998 Views 3 Comments

Elsewhere, Thunder Moon powered home to win the National Stakes.

Racing at Curragh set to go ahead as planned despite Kildare lockdown
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# On Course

Racing at Curragh set to go ahead as planned despite Kildare lockdown

Aug 7th 2020, 7:34 PM 41,601 Views 83 Comments

‘We have had confirmation racing can continue behind closed doors’ said HRI CEO Brian Kavanagh.

'I either have to leave the Defence Forces or stay and be homeless with my pregnant wife'
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'I either have to leave the Defence Forces or stay and be homeless with my pregnant wife'

Sep 24th 2019, 7:00 PM 39,632 Views 56 Comments

Officers today called for the provision of quarters for married couples or the introduction of a rent allowance to assist them.

'I am overcome' - Racing comes together for Pat Smullen on special day at the Curragh
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'I am overcome' - Racing comes together for Pat Smullen on special day at the Curragh

Sep 15th 2019, 5:58 PM 8,105 Views 9 Comments

Tony McCoy, Ruby Walsh, Joseph O’Brien, and Paul Carberry were part of an all-star cast in a charity race in aid of Pat Smullen.

Johnny Ward: Six reasons why this racing weekend will be special
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Johnny Ward: Six reasons why this racing weekend will be special

Sep 13th 2019, 12:37 PM 2,851 Views 4 Comments

Across Saturday and Sunday, Ireland will host the best in the world at two of the globe’s finest racetracks.

Gosden and Frankie to the fore again in Irish Oaks
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# Star Catcher

Gosden and Frankie to the fore again in Irish Oaks

Jul 20th 2019, 6:55 PM 5,338 Views 4 Comments

The daughter of Sea The Stars was given the perfect front-running ride by Dettori at the Curragh .

33-1 shot Sovereign steals Irish Derby to cause huge shock
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# Taking Control

33-1 shot Sovereign steals Irish Derby to cause huge shock

Jun 29th 2019, 6:23 PM 11,207 Views 27 Comments

The outsider strode to a commanding victory at the Curragh today.

Quarry site in Kildare continues to be used despite High Court order
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Quarry site in Kildare continues to be used despite High Court order

Feb 9th 2019, 5:00 PM 31,112 Views 27 Comments

“Roads are being torn up, and the council is getting no rates from it,” councillor Mark Lynch said.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Kildare
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Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Kildare

Aug 8th 2018, 8:30 PM 22,476 Views 30 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Romanised pulls off 25-1 Guineas shock at the Curragh
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Romanised pulls off 25-1 Guineas shock at the Curragh

May 26th 2018, 5:37 PM 2,772 Views 1 Comment

Favourite Elarqam flopped in the feature race.

Aidan O'Brien's Order of St George storms to victory at the Curragh
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# Winner Alright

Aidan O'Brien's Order of St George storms to victory at the Curragh

Sep 10th 2017, 7:43 PM 2,673 Views 2 Comments

The five-year old atoned for defeat in last year’s race.

Awtaad comes up trumps in 2000 Guineas as Air Force Blue disappoints again
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Awtaad comes up trumps in 2000 Guineas as Air Force Blue disappoints again

May 21st 2016, 6:10 PM 3,756 Views 8 Comments

Kevin Prendergast had a day to remember at the Curragh as his stable star denied Galileo Gold a Guineas double.

The essential DOs and DON'Ts for every horse racing virgin
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The essential DOs and DON'Ts for every horse racing virgin

Sep 11th 2015, 5:41 PM 3,979 Views 1 Comment

Here’s how to have a great day and avoid a faux pas.

Protest planned as ex-soldiers and families face eviction from Curragh Camp
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Protest planned as ex-soldiers and families face eviction from Curragh Camp

Jun 17th 2014, 5:01 PM 19,638 Views 101 Comments

The government has previously said it would be too costly to carry out repairs to the ageing properties.

HSE used military ambulances over 800 times 'to meet additional demand'
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HSE used military ambulances over 800 times 'to meet additional demand'

Nov 27th 2013, 9:19 AM 10,018 Views 59 Comments

Defence Forces ambulances from the Curragh Camp in County Kildare have been called on 274 times so far this year.

Royal Diamond puts Fame and Glory in the shade
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# Victory

Royal Diamond puts Fame and Glory in the shade

Sep 15th 2012, 6:59 PM 475 Views 0 Comments

The Ebor runner-up was the surprise winner of the Gain Horse Feeds Irish St Leger at the Curragh.

Power play as Aidan O'Brien and son celebrate 2,000 Guineas win at the Curragh
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# Double Act

Power play as Aidan O'Brien and son celebrate 2,000 Guineas win at the Curragh

May 26th 2012, 4:27 PM 243 Views 1 Comment

There were also wins for Tiddliwinks, Cay Verde and Nandiga during a glorious days’ racing.

Sofa supporter: the sport on TV this weekend
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Sofa supporter: the sport on TV this weekend

Sep 9th 2011, 8:00 AM 796 Views 0 Comments

The Rugby World Cup begins in what is another excellent few days of fantastic sporting action.

Wreckage of WWII Spitfire raised from Donegal bog
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Wreckage of WWII Spitfire raised from Donegal bog

Jun 28th 2011, 6:12 PM 9,125 Views 15 Comments

An American pilot was aboard the Spitfire when it came down in a Donegal bog. He bailed out from the plane, but it has remained beneath the surface for 70 years.

Defence Forces advance personnel deployed to Lebanon
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Defence Forces advance personnel deployed to Lebanon

May 30th 2011, 10:57 AM 1,096 Views 0 Comments

A team of 90 officials departs Baldonnell for Beirut ahead of the deployment of Irish troops later this month.

Hopes of Queen's visit to Curragh dashed by Palace
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Hopes of Queen's visit to Curragh dashed by Palace

May 25th 2011, 10:50 AM 808 Views 0 Comments

Queen Elizabeth is not likely to return to Ireland next month to watch her much-fancied entry in the Irish Derby.