Cork’s Colm O’Neill: has shown great resolve to work his way back from three heartbreaking cruciate injuries.  Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Colm O’Neill enjoyed another Cork win on Sunday after his team had extracted some hint of satisfaction (“consolation”, as it’s known in the game) fro(...)

Donegal’s Michael Murphy of Donegal gets away from Tomás Clancy and Michael Shields of Cork during their national league game at Ballyshannon. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Presseye/Inpho

Donegal 0-12 Cork 1-8 Stormy weather along the wild Atlantic way as Cork made their way home from a first Allianz League defeat yesterday even(...)

A pedestrian with his glasses fogged over walks through the snow during a winter blizzard in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

Record-breaking cold gripped the Eastern United States on Monday as an icy winter storm crippled the nation’s central states before it was expected to(...)

Dublin’s John Small tries to block John O’Rourke’s kick as Cork got their Allianz League campaign off to a winning start at Páirc Uí Rinn. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cork 1-15 Dublin 0-16 When August comes, Dublin and Cork will expect to be busy. And this open, entertaining Allianz league game between two of the (...)

Cork hurling manager Jimmy Barry-Murphy takes chance to survey options against UL at Cork IT. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

(All throw-ins 2.0 Sunday unless stated) Football Dr McKenna Cup An eyebrow-raiser from the opening week of pre-season games has been the (...)

Kerry’s James O’Donoghue: along with Donegal defender Neil McGee and Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly the Kerry forward is nominated as player of the year. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Kerry, understandably, having won their 37th All-Ireland football title, lead the way with 11 of the 45 All Star nominations, released today by a c(...)

This is the time of the year to be playing. You want every minute. Your appetite for football is never greater than for these few weeks. You know that(...)

Mayo manager James Horan shakes hands with  Cork’s Colm O’Neill at the end of the All-Ireland quarter-final at Croke Park. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

It always amazes me when a team gets annoyed at the end of close games like this, over whether or not more time should have been played. The only pers(...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea tackled by Tomás Clancy, which resulted in the  Cork player receiving a black card. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Mayo 1-19 Cork 2-15Mayo came through this with gasping room only to spare. A game that took a while to ignite developed into a barn-burner by the end,(...)

Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice before the 2013 All-Ireland SFC semi-final against Dublin at Croke Park. Kerry lost but such was their performance the young manager emerged with his reputation actually enhanced. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

At half-time in the 2006 All-Ireland final, the Kerry dressing room was a crankier place than it ought to have been given they’d just posted a lordly (...)