Limerick’s Shane Dowling celebrates scoring a point at Semple Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Is there ever an Irish summer when Sunday timekeeping is not a subject of debate?“I turned to Mark and said there was one minute left,” the Limerick m(...)

 Tony Kelly is still Clare’s Mr Reliable what is now a mis-firing forward line. Photograph: James Crombie

This is a big weekend because the Munster championship is starting but how important is the actual outcome of tomorrow’s Clare- Limerick match in T(...)

Kilkenny’s Walter Walsh holds off Colm Galvin during his side’s narrow victory over Clare. Photogaph: Inpho

If that wasn’t the first real sniff of summer, then God help our senses. The weather wasn’t bad either, although both Kilkenny and Clare must meet aga(...)

Brendan Bugler has had the red card he received during Clare’s win over Dublin upheld and will serve a two match suspension. Photograph: Inpho

The red card shown to Brendan Bugler in Clare’s 2-22 to 2-20 Allianz League win over Dublin has been upheld after a hearing committee judged there was(...)

 Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald during the game. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Clare 2-22 Dublin 2-20 Wow, did Clare hurling need this. Not just to breathe some life into their dangerously flat-lined Allianz League campaig(...)

Galway captain David Collins leaves the field after his side’s last gasp win over Clare in the Allianz League. (Photograph: INPHO/Mike Shaughnessy)

Galway 2-15 Clare 1-17A last gasp winner, a bit of a row over a dry ball being slipped in for the crucial free and a tight struggle between neighbours(...)

Wexford’s Liam Óg McGovern collides with the knee of Clare’s Jack Browne during the All-Ireland SHC Qualifier  Round 1 Replay at Wexford Park. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Wexford 2-25 Clare 2-22 (AET)Wexford deposed All-Ireland champions Clare amidst extraordinary scenes of jubilation in Wexford Park this evening before(...)

Cork’s Aidan Walsh rises high to catch a ball despite the challenge of Clare’s Pat Donnellan and John Conlon at Semple Stadium. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork 2-23 Clare 2-18Last year’s memorable All-Ireland final and replay were characterised by an outgunned Cork somehow staying in touch with superior (...)

Cork’s Aidan Walsh collects a high ball ahead of the Clare duo of  Pat Donnellan and John Conlon during the Munster SHC semi-final  at Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork 2-23 Clare 2-18: Cork reversed the findings of last year’s All-Ireland final by defeating champions Clare on their first championship outing in t(...)

Cork’s Seamus Harnedy in action against  Cian Dillon of Clare during last September’s drawn All-Ireland final. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Although Cork won just one of the six matches the counties played in 2013, one ended in a draw and another went to extra time so there hasn’t been mu(...)