Since Mushref gave Sheikh Hamdan his first winner in 1980, his silks – royal blue, white epaulets, striped cap – have been associated with some of the sport’s great names, including 1989 Derby hero Nashwan and 1990 champion sprinter Dayjur.
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Astronomer finds huge planet crash
AN astronomer in Ireland has helped detect evidence of a giant impact in a nearby star system.
Drones key to protect Irish coasts
THERE are almost 100 different applications drones can be used to protect Irish coastlines, new research shows.
O'Brien's Futurity hope well backed
Maura Glows for finalists despite split
RTE's Glow Up Ireland finalists have thrown their support behind host Maura Higgins amid her break-up agony - saying "she's a queen, she should realise her worth".
Taoiseach in Brussels for EU meetings
TAOISEACH Micheal Martin will travel to Brussels today for a meeting of the European Council.
Will this input be too late?
WHEN reflecting on the significant changes that GAA Congress, Special or otherwise, has implemented over the past 20 years or so, a common thread runs through them.
Protest call for U-turn on transporting pigs to China
ANIMAL welfare campaigners and celebs have demanded a U-turn on the Government's decision to export live pigs to China.
Our busiest weekend set for take-off
DUBLIN Airport expects to welcome almost a quarter of a million passengers this Bank Holiday Weekend.
€294k drugs in shoe boxes & coffee bags
MORE than 15kg of drugs were uncovered at a mail centre yesterday.
Mental health support vital for business
THE crisis of mental health in the workplace is set to derail business recovery and growth, experts have claimed.