Willie Mullins – Commander of the Turf

Willie Mullins – Commander of the Turf

An interview with the Cheltenham Festival’s most successful trainer of all-time, a man who racked up 88 wins by 2022. Young Willie was in the saddle from the age he could toddle. In his boyhood, he read as much as he could about the industry, particularly focusing on...
Paddy Mullins (1919-2010) – The Quiet Man of Racing

Paddy Mullins (1919-2010) – The Quiet Man of Racing

On Paddy's watch, the Doninga Stables in Goresbridge, Co. Kilkenny, was the biggest National Hunt yard in Ireland, and Paddy was the country’s most successful National Hunt trainer. Unlimited access for €1 a month / €12 a year...
Charlie Butler (1860-1932) – Agent at Lisnavagh

Charlie Butler (1860-1932) – Agent at Lisnavagh

A collection of photographs of Lisnavagh House, farmyard and nearby Germaine's from 1901, mostly connected to the agent Charlie Butler. Unlimited access for €1 a month / €12 a year...
O’Shea’s of Borris, County Carlow

O’Shea’s of Borris, County Carlow

The pub has been frequented by some of the most powerful minds of the 21st century, who swing by after (and occasionally before) their performances at the nearby Festival of Writing and Ideas at Borris House, which began in 2012. Unlimited access for €1 a month / €12...
P. F. Smyth of Newtown Co. Carlow

P. F. Smyth of Newtown Co. Carlow

P.F. Smyth’s, now sadly closed, was one of Ireland’s longest family-run licensed premises, with records dating to the mid-1740s. It was also once the premier music hall in County Carlow - a piano lounge with the sort of pin-striped, red leather ambience you’d expect...