Brian Flanagan

Sports Editor/Horse Racing writer

Location icon Ireland

Irish Daily Star
Course Specialist column

This was a hard-hitting column on how going racing is becoming less attractive to punters in Ireland


We're with Brian Flanagan, Sports Editor of the Irish Daily Star, trackside, for his bankers on the first day of Cheltenham.

Irish Daily Star
From mitching school to meeting the Queen

IT’S a room full of people you never heard of - most doing jobs you never heard of. Farriers, stallion men, stable girls, head lads, travelling head lads, work riders, office managers and assistant trainers. The annual Godolphin Stud and Stable staff awards are truly unique in Irish sport.

Takeover fiasco is quenching Forest's fire | Buzz.ie

42 years ago today Brian Clough walked into Nottingham Forest's City Ground for the very first time. Irish Daily Star Sports Editor BRIAN FLANAGAN has been a lifelong Forest fan and here he gives an account of the turmoil the club are currently enduring.