Down’s Aileen Pyers, Tyrone’s Gemma Begley, James Daly, Armagh’s Caroline O’Hanlon, Katie Daly, Kieran McGeeney and Sharon Reel at the launch of the All in for Ann event.

A selection of female Gaelic football players from across the country will play against a selection from Ulster in a fundraiser match in Armagh this S(...)

Cork’s Briege Corkery and Rena Buckley celebrate with the Brendan Martin Cup in Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

They were the hunted rather than the hunter this time but you don’t need to have seen a lot of the Cork women’s football teams to know they can do it (...)

Gráinne McElwain: the TG4 woman gives it her best, year in, year out, her efforts bordering on the heroic, but she rarely gets anywhere. Photograph: Bryan Brophy/1IMAGE

Gráinne McElwain has her work cut out every September. First she has to try to get Cork manager Éamonn Ryan to concede that he’s half decent at his jo(...)

Briege Corkery: Cork dual star can make history with a win over Dublin in final at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Apart from a blip in 2010 when they lost to Tyrone in the quarter-finals, Cork have been nothing less than invincible in Gaelic football for just o(...)

Cork’s Briege Corkery : “People do ask if we’re not sick of winning. God, you never get sick of that winning feeling. Ever”. Photograph: INPHO/Tommy Grealy

History might beckon as on Sunday she could, with team-mate Rena Buckley, become the most medalled woman in the history of Gaelic games, but Briege Co(...)

Dublin players celebrate  at the final whistle after beating Clare in the Liberty Insurance Senior Camogie Championship quarter-final play-off at Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photograph:   James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin’s defeated Clare at Semple Stadium to secure a spot in the Liberty Insurance senior camogie quarter-final. They play Wexford at Netwatch Culle(...)

United States’ Carli Lloyd celebrates her second goal against Japan during the Fifa Women’s World Cup final. The  United States’ 5-2 victory over Japan was seen by 25.4 million viewers. Photograph: Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press

With all the fuss about the English FA lashing out inappropriate tweets about their women footballers, then deleting them quicker than you can say “ma(...)

Pictured at the launch of the TG4 Ladies All Ireland Football Championship are Ciara O’Sullivan, Cork, and Lyndsey Davey, Dublin. The championship, which begins with the first matches on July 25th will culminate with the TG4 All Ireland Finals in Croke Park on September 27th. Photo: Sportsfile

Attempting to win a 10th All-Ireland title in 11 seasons will never be straightforward, and the Cork women’s football team have already found one obst(...)

Members of the Irish Women’s Hockey team pictured at Áras an Uachtaráin where they met President Micheal D Higgins and his wife Sabina to celebrate International Women’s Day. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/THE IRISH TIMES

The profile of women’s sport in Ireland has never been higher. Katie Taylor, Stephanie Roche, the women’s rugby team and the Cork ladies Gaelic footb(...)

Monthly award winner Anna Geary takes a picture with Irish Times Sportswoman of the Year boxer Katie Taylor at the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho 3:15

It’s the only event of the year where names like Katie Taylor, Stephanie Meadow and Briege Corkery stand equal to those of McIlroy, Keane or Sheffl(...)