Clare captain Anthony Daly celebrates victory over Tipperary  in the 1997 All-Ireland final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Meehan/Inpho

“There has been a missing person in Clare for 81 long years. Well today, that person has been found alive and well . . . ”Anthony Daly, September 1995(...)

Brendan Bugler of Clare in action against Cork in this year’s National Hurling League.  Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Summer licks the leaves on every tree and bush as Brendan Bugler pulls up a stool and plonks his keys on the table. He’s been supervising exams all da(...)