Violet Gibson – The Irish Aristocrat Who Shot Mussolini

Violet Gibson – The Irish Aristocrat Who Shot Mussolini

On 20 October 2022, a plaque commemorating the Hon. Violet Gibson was unveiled at 12 Merrion Square, her childhood home, by Caroline Conroy, the Lord Mayor of Dublin. Violet is the subject of the excellent Barrie Dowdall / Siobhan Lynam docudrama, ‘The Irish Woman Who...
Charlie Swan – A Racing Icon

Charlie Swan – A Racing Icon

An interview with one of the finest jump jockeys of the late 20th century, famed for his partnership with Istabraq - arguably the best two mile hurdler of modern times - on whom he won the Cheltenham Champion Hurdle three years in a row Unlimited access for €1 a month...
Ruby Walsh, Champion Jockey – King of Cheltenham

Ruby Walsh, Champion Jockey – King of Cheltenham

With 58 wins at Cheltenham, Ruby Walsh is comfortably the most successful jockey in the Festival’s history.  He was also Irish jump jockey champion twelve times between 1998 and 2017 and, when he retired in 2019, he was the third most prolific winner in British and...