Cork’s Stephen Cronin lifts the provincial title following their win over Kerry in Tralee. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The Eirgrid All-Ireland under-21 football final in Ennis today could yield a third title in 10 years for Cork or a first in 10 years for Mayo but the (...)

 Joe Canning cuts a dejected figure after Galway’s loss to Kilkenny. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

On Sunday Galway hurlers face into a relegation play-off against Cork. Defeat would draw a line under a striking record, which has seen the county in(...)

Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton will start against Down in Newry.

Division One leaders Dublin have announced six changes from the side that rallied in the second half to beat Cork the previous week in Croke Park for (...)

Séamus Harnedy is one of six changes for Cork’s game against dublin at Croke Park on Saturday. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Cork hurlers come to Dublin on Saturday looking for their first win of the current Allianz League Division One A campaign and manager Kieran Kingston (...)

Down’s Mark Poland and Kerry’s Fionn Fitzgerald fight for a breaking ball. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho

Down 0-6 Kerry 0-22 Even in the chilly air there was the faintest scent of spring around Pairc Esler, and Kerry certainly sniffed it, serving up a d(...)

Kerry forward Colm Cooper has recovered following shoulder surgery. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

At last some good news for Éamonn Fitzmaurice and his beleaguered Kerry squad as they travel to play Down this Sunday, a game Fitzmaurice knows his si(...)

Cork and Waterford players await the dropping sliotar during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A match at Páirc Uí Rinn in Cork. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cork 1-14 Waterford 0-20 Waterford heaped more misery on Cork by surviving a late rally to make it two wins from two at Páirc Uí Rinn on Saturday nig(...)

Robert Lennon is one of four changes Kilkenny have made for the Allianz Hurling game against Tipperary at Nowlan Park on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kilkenny have made four changes to the team that lost the county’s opening match of the Allianz Hurling League to Waterford for Sunday’s game against (...)

Austin Stacks forward David Mannix has been in fine form for DCU. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

(All throw-ins Sunday 2.00pm unless stated) Football O’Byrne Cup – Round 3 Wexford v IT Carlow, Bunclody; Dublin v DCU, Parnell Park; Offaly v K(...)

Textile designer Aoife Mullane and designer Grainne Walley. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Gráinne Walley Designer Walley (21) is a final-year student at NCAD who is applying hand-crochet methods to oversize chunky natural yarns – linen and(...)