NEWS: Ado McGuinness and Ryan McElligott take senior IRTA roles
Mark Costello
It's all change at the Irish Racehorse Trainers Association
11 November 2022 Sport horse news
NEWS IN BRIEF: Conformation judging course applications
The Irish Shows Association is taking applications for a conformation judging course for horses in 2023
4 November 2022 Bloodstock news
ITBA NEWS: Breeders acknowledged for recent successes
Leo Powell has news from the ITBA's North Leinster Region which recently held a well-attended meeting
NEWS: 'Small trainers have no spare time between races'
Not everyone is in favour of reducing the 35-minute gap between races
28 October 2022 Racing News
NEWS: Important equine veterinary event
Equine veterinary surgeons will want to take note of this three-day event in Co Carlow and Co Kilkenny
28 October 2022 Veterinary
Kindness at the core of Godolphin awards
Spirits were high at the Irish Thoroughbred Employee Awards on Tuesday evening as nine winners from across the country received recognition for their work
28 October 2022 Racing features
AIR: On Course: Curragh: Calling all groundstaff
Leo Powell has the latest news from the Groundstaff Association about an upcoming education day
21 October 2022 Racing features
Shane O’Dwyer is leaving his post of chief executive of the ITBA. In this interview with Mark Costello, he reflects on the work done, challenges ahead, and explains why he had to go now.
14 October 2022 Bloodstock news
NEWS: Shane O'Dwyer leaving ITBA
After 23 years in the bloodstock industry, the ITBA chief executive is taking up a similar role with a national charity
30 September 2022 Bloodstock news
AROUND THE COUNTRY: Ballinasloe brings curtain down on 2022
Susan Finnerty reports from the Irish Shows Association (ISA) equine championships at Ballinasloe Show
30 September 2022 Other disciplines
NEWS: Races confined to smaller trainers welcomed
The leading National Hunt trainers are barred from entering a small number of races specially created to give less successful yards a better chance of winning
23 September 2022 Racing News
EDITORIAL: 79,700 thanks to you all
Leo Powell writes about circulation, free racecourse passes, a farm sale and a classic winner
16 September 2022 Editorial