Double All-Ireland-winning Cork hurling coach Archdeacon Michael O’Brien has died after a  long illness. Photograph: Inpho

Tributes have been paid to double All-Ireland-winning Cork hurling coach Archdeacon Michael O’Brien, who died on Friday in a nursing home following (...)

Paul Geaney gained great experience in the Sigerson Cup before starring for the Kerry senior football team. Photograph: Inpho.

On Sunday when Kerry take on Donegal in the All-Ireland minor final, the county will be marking 20 years since previously winning the Tom Markham Cup(...)

The Dubs take over Páirc Uí Chaoimh for the GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championships semi-final replay in 1983. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Páirc Uí Chaoimh as we know it will host its last provincial final this coming Sunday, a landmark moment before a €70 million redevelopment. It’s more(...)

A section of the crowd at Cork versus Kerry in the 1976 Munster football final.

It could only have been conceived in Cork and in the decades since it has come to embody all of the charms and peculiarities of that county. The ov(...)

Kieran Bergin comes in into the Tipperary forward line to face Dublin on Sunday. Photograph: Mike Shaughnessy/Inpho

Tipperary have made four changes for the crucial league match with Dublin this Sunday in Thurles. Manager Eamon O’Shea, whose side have lost th(...)

Dublin hurling manager Anthony Daly has firmly scotched rumours that former Antrim hurler Liam Watson  will be joining  the Dublin panel. Photograph: John McIlwaine/Inpho/Presseye

As the GAA’s annual congress gets underway today in Croke Park, there are indications that one of the highest-pro(...)

Not only should hurling retain red and yellow cards, it should also adopt the black variety. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cynicism is unattractive. The cynic never gets the girl; unless it’s Humphrey Bogart who’s concealing sentimentality beneath thin-skinned irasc(...)

Jason Brown of the United States falls as he competes during the Team Men Free Skating programme. Photograph: Alexander Demianchuk/Reuters

If you like your internet passing fads fiddle-de-dee – and who among us does not? – you can hardly have missed American figure skater Jason Brown thes(...)

Dublin players Sinead Goldrick (football), Philly McMahon, Ali Twomey (camogie) and David O’Callaghan  (hurling) model the  county’s new AIG-sponsored jersey at official launch of the the Dublin GAA season at Parnell Park yesterday. Photo: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Dublin defender Philly McMahon has said the All-Ireland champions haven’t spoken about any issues around biting in the wake of their recent O’Byrne(...)

Jim Gavin receives his Philips Sports Manager of the Year award from Cel O’Reilly (Managing Director Philips Ireland) and Michael Ring TD, Minister of State for Sport, at a function in the Shelbourne Hotel. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

In a reverse of 1995, Dublin football manager Jim Gavin saw off Clare hurling manager Davy Fitzgerald for the Philips Sports Manager of the Year award(...)