Mother Sharon Joyce has claimed in the Circuit Civil Court she had been assaulted by  gardaí when they attempted to seize her car. The claims have been denied by the defendants. Photograph: Michaela Rehle / Reuters

A 32-year-old Dublin mother has claimed in the Circuit Civil Court she had been assaulted by gardaí when they attempted to seize her car.Sharon Joyce,(...)

Rob O’Shea has been the league’s main discovery for Cork during the  Allianz Hurling League. Photograph: Inpho

Electric and all as Cork’s Saturday night demolition of Dublin was six weeks ago, it was hard to shift the feeling that a team who can score 0-21 by h(...)

Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald: his team will be looking for a first league win of the season when they host Dublin. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Today Division 1A Clare v Dublin (Cusack Park, 3pm) nWell, it’s not as if there is any other sporting fixture of interest on at this time.(...)

All Star Peter Crowley comes into the Kerry half-back line for the visit of Donegal. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Division One leaders Mayo take on Dublin tomorrow evening in Castlebar in their first home match under lights this season. The team management shuf(...)

Referee Alan Kelly and Shane O’Neill check on Christopher Joyce after sustaining an injury which is now revealed to have been a cruciate ligamanet tear. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

When Cork full back Christopher Joyce landed awkwardly on his right leg six minutes into his team’s now bitter-sweat victory over Dublin on Saturday, (...)

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 (...)

Jimmy Barry-Murphy: Long and successful All-Ireland lineage. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

On the verge of his 60th birthday, how bracing it is to note that Jimmy Barry-Murphy’s first All-Ireland semi-final appearance came 41 years ago next (...)

 Clare’s Colm Galvin battles with Cork’s  Daniel Kearney during the Munster semi-final. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Jack Guiney spoke this week about Wexford’s sheer delight at drawing Clare for this one, even if that also meant having to travel to Ennis. If there i(...)

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(...)