Sport horse
PONY TALES: Freya inspires Olympic athletes
Judith Faherty
12-year-old Freya McLaughlin met the Irish Olympic equestrian teams on Monday
NEWS: Ireland land emphatic Aachen victory
"I’ll be taking them away from any shades of complacency anyway," said Michael Blake as attention turns to the Paris Olympic Games following a big victory for Ireland's show jumpers
COMMENT: Aachen whets the appetite for Paris
Olympic fever is starting to reach fever pitch following a big result for the show jumpers in Aachen
NEWS: A night with the Olympic team
Hear the Irish Olympic show jumping preview the upcoming Olympic Games at a fundraiser for the Jack de Bromhead National Equine Centre on Monday evening
5 July 2024 Sport horse news
Don't miss a night with the Olympic team in Kilkenny
The Paris Olympics-bound Irish show jumping team will attend a fundraiser for the Jack de Bromhead National Equine Centre on July 8th
21 June 2024 Sport horse news
NEWS: Blake and Albert nominate Paris athletes
Michael Blake and Dag Albert nominated their Paris choices earlier this week
14 June 2024 Sport horse news
NEWS: Ireland primed for League of Nations opener
With the inaugural season of the Longines League of Nations kicking off, Ireland's Chef d’Equipe Michael Blake has spoken about his top-ranking team’s approach
9 February 2024 Sport horse news
HUNTING: 40th birthday celebrations in East Clare
Dickie and Catherine Power join the East Clare Harriers' birthday party at The Cobblers Rest
19 January 2024 Other disciplines
HAPPY REFLECTIONS: Top riders on the year that was
As we look back at 2023, Roisin Sheridan speaks to four of our top riders and Chef d’Equipe Michael Blake about the year and what they are looking forward to in 2024
29 December 2023 Other disciplines
SHOW JUMPING REVIEW: The 'machine of a team' fly high in 2023
Senior showjumping combinations did Ireland proud in 2023, including an historic Nations Cup victory in Rome and team European silver, writes Louise Parkes
23 December 2023 Show jumping
NEWS: Ireland through to Nations Cup Final
Britain topped the table on day one of the FEI Nations Cup Final in Barcelona where Ireland made it through in seventh place
29 September 2023 Sport horse news
NEWS: Ireland win team silver at Europeans
Superb performances from Michael Blake's team on Friday saw Ireland finish with a team silver
1 September 2023 Sport horse news