Return to Contents of Sporting Legends of Ireland ***** ‘Thinking back, it was all very dangerous. Two girls, out in the middle of nowhere, in Africa. The dead of night. I remember passing a hut with a noose hanging from a tree. That made me go a...
Turtle’s 2010 book,’Sporting Legends of Ireland’, with photographer James Fennell, was nominated for the William Hill Irish Sports Book of the Year Award 2010. It features portrait interviews with 44 of Ireland’s leading sportsmen and women,...
Between 2020 and 2023, National Hunt horses that ran at Naas also won the Cheltenham Gold Cup, the King George VI Chase, the Aintree Grand National, the Cheltenham Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, the Cheltenham Triumph Hurdle and the Queen Mother Champion Chase, twice. On...
From ‘The Centenary of Naas Racecourse (1924-2024) – Nursery of Champions’ by Turtle Bunbury. Back to Naas 100 Contents There has always been a rich sense of history about racing at Naas. Horses have, after all, been racing around the...
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