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#Colm Murray

# colm-murray - Sunday 12 June, 2016

'When someone has a line on the horizon, you have incredible conversations with no bullshit'

Almost three years on from his death, Colm Murray’s family speaks about his life and death.

# colm-murray - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Here Is What Happened Today: Thursday

Everybody’s talking about the possible Dublin Bus strike, the pay for trainee nurses and life in prison for Ariel Castro.

Pics: Colm Murray laid to rest in Dublin Colm Murray This post contains images

Pics: Colm Murray laid to rest in Dublin

Murray passed away at the age of 61 following a three-year battle with motor neurone disease.

# colm-murray - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

From The42 In pictures: Racegoers at Galway Races pay respects to Colm Murray Farewell

In pictures: Racegoers at Galway Races pay respects to Colm Murray

There was a minute’s silence at Ballybrit today.

Here Is What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everybody’s talking about the sad death of Colm Murray, the tragic case of the Chada brothers, and Michael D signing the abortion bill into law.

From The42 ‘The voice of Irish racing’ — Taoiseach leads tributes to the late Colm Murray RIP

‘The voice of Irish racing’ — Taoiseach leads tributes to the late Colm Murray

Murray, 61, is survived by his wife Anne and his daughters Patricia and Kate.

From The42 RTÉ's moving obituary piece on the life and career of Colm Murray RIP This post contains videos

RTÉ's moving obituary piece on the life and career of Colm Murray

The much-loved sports broadcaster has died aged 61 following a battle against motor neurone disease.

From The42 RTÉ sports broadcaster Colm Murray dies aged 61 RIP This post contains videos

RTÉ sports broadcaster Colm Murray dies aged 61

The renowned reporter has lost his long battle with motor neurone disease.

# colm-murray - Saturday 17 March, 2012

From The42 All over for another year: some of the best pics from Cheltenham 2012 CheltFest This post contains images

All over for another year: some of the best pics from Cheltenham 2012

From fallers to photo-finishes, here’s how the Festival looked through a lens.

# colm-murray - Friday 16 March, 2012

From The42 Poll: So, how was Cheltenham for you? CheltFest This post contains a poll

Poll: So, how was Cheltenham for you?

The four-day Cheltenham Festival has wrapped up at Prestbury Park after 27 races.

From The42 Gold Cup win for Synchronised at Cheltenham CheltFest

Gold Cup win for Synchronised at Cheltenham

Dual winner Kauto Star was pulled up at the ninth fence by Ruby Walsh after losing his place.

From The42 Henderson hails Irish stable lad's €1.2million accumulator foresight Inside Track

Henderson hails Irish stable lad's €1.2million accumulator foresight

Newly-minted millionaire Conor Murphy is at work today ahead of the Gold Cup despite his good fortune with a €60 bet.

From The42 Mark Your Card: Cheltenham Day 4 CheltFest

Mark Your Card: Cheltenham Day 4

It’s billed as Kauto v Long Run, but check out our two tips for the final day of the Festival.

From The42 Quel Esprit ruled out of Gold Cup run CheltFest

Quel Esprit ruled out of Gold Cup run

Midnight Club is now the Willie Mullin’s sole contender in the blue riband event.

From The42 Follow Friday: It's Barry Geraghty FF This post contains images

Follow Friday: It's Barry Geraghty

Every Friday we point you in the right direction for some of the most entertaining sportsmen on the Twitter.

# colm-murray - Thursday 15 March, 2012

From The42 The winners' enclosure: Walsh delivers on Big Buck's promise That's More Like It

The winners' enclosure: Walsh delivers on Big Buck's promise

For the punters who could afford to stick around, there was plenty of joy to be found inside the fog at Prestbury Park.

From The42 History-maker Big Buck's wins Cheltenham feature CheltFest

History-maker Big Buck's wins Cheltenham feature

Ruby Walsh rode the champion horse to victory in a thrilling finish as Voler La Vedette pushed it all the way.

From The42 As it happened: Cheltenham, day three Big Bucks

As it happened: Cheltenham, day three

No need to skive off work (much) we’re bringing you all the latest updates from Prestbury Park.

From The42 Mark Your Card: Cheltenham Day Three Cheltenham

Mark Your Card: Cheltenham Day Three

Can Barry Geraghty and Nicky Henderson keep yesterday’s show on the road today? Mark Hobbs runs through today’s card.

From The42 You in? Download your office Cheltenham sweepstakes kit CheltFest

You in? Download your office Cheltenham sweepstakes kit

As Hector might be shouting at this very instant in field in the Cotswolds: let yourself go.

# colm-murray - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

From The42 Two more fatalities at Cheltenham today CheltFest

Two more fatalities at Cheltenham today

Yesterday, three horses lost their lives on the first afternoon of racing at the Festival.

From The42 The winners' enclosure: Barry and the Hendersons Cheltenham 2012

The winners' enclosure: Barry and the Hendersons

A mixed day for punters, but a landmark day for Irish jockeys, particularly Barry Geraghty who claimed three wins.

From The42 In pictures: Spills and thrills on dramatic second Festival day CheltFest This post contains images

In pictures: Spills and thrills on dramatic second Festival day

It wasn’t a particularly good day to be a photographer at trackside… but here’s what the snappers at Prestbury Park captured earlier.

From The42 Cheltenham controversy in dramatic Champion Chase Confusion Reins

Cheltenham controversy in dramatic Champion Chase

Finian’s Rainbow comes in first after last fence dolled off in day’s feature race.

From The42 As it happened: Cheltenham, day two Liveblog

As it happened: Cheltenham, day two

Get those two-cent coins stacked nice and high, we’re going minute-by-minute for day two of the greatest equine show on earth.

From The42 Mark Your Card: Cheltenham Day Two CheltFest

Mark Your Card: Cheltenham Day Two

Strap yourself in… here we go again.

From The42 Put your money where your mouth is with our Cheltenham sweepstakes kit Small Bucks

Put your money where your mouth is with our Cheltenham sweepstakes kit

Even if Hurricane Fly’s defeat leaves you broke, today’s another day.

# colm-murray - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

From The42 Festival’s opening day marred by three horse fatalities Cheltenham

Festival’s opening day marred by three horse fatalities

Glenfarclas Handicap Chase favourite Scotsirish and Garde Champetre were put down after what was the fifth race on the card before Educated Evans fell in the last.

From The42 The winners' enclosure: Rock on Ruby saves the day for bookies Schooled

The winners' enclosure: Rock on Ruby saves the day for bookies

Paul Nicholls’ runner denied the much fancied favourite Hurricane Fly to put a spring in the step of the turf accountants trackside.

From The42 In pictures: And they're off at the 2012 Cheltenham Festival... Picture Perfect This post contains images

In pictures: And they're off at the 2012 Cheltenham Festival...

Here’s how Centenary Day looked on a day when banker Hurricane Fly failed to cash.

From The42 As it happened: Cheltenham day one Liveblog This post contains videos

As it happened: Cheltenham day one

No need to sneak out of work (much) we’re bringing you live up to the minute updates from the festival.

From The42 Mark your card: Cheltenham day one Where Your Mouth Is

Mark your card: Cheltenham day one

Can’t figure out which tail to pin on which donkey? Mark Hobbs has you, and your hard-earned cash, in his best interests.

From The42 The Morning Score: Tuesday Cheltenham Tuesday

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Every weekday morning we bring you all you need to know by 9AM, except who’s going to win the 2.40.

From The42 You in? Download your Cheltenham Festival office sweepstakes kit Cheltenham

You in? Download your Cheltenham Festival office sweepstakes kit

On the first day of action at Prestbury Park, it’s time to put your money where your mouth is.

# colm-murray - Monday 12 March, 2012

From The42 It's on: Kauto Star will run in Cheltenham Gold Cup Cheltenham 2012

It's on: Kauto Star will run in Cheltenham Gold Cup

Watch out, Long Run. A certain horse beneath Ruby Walsh will be aiming for his third Gold Cup this Friday.

From The42 Buckaroo! Here’s what’s happening at Cheltenham today… Horsing It

Buckaroo! Here’s what’s happening at Cheltenham today…

We’re not the only ones letting the excitement get to us today.

From The42 Winning at Cheltenham: Lies, damned lies and statistics CheltFest

Winning at Cheltenham: Lies, damned lies and statistics

We study the trends to try to narrow the field ahead of the start of the festival tomorrow. And then just pick the one with the pretty silks.