Not only should hurling retain red and yellow cards, it should also adopt the black variety. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cynicism is unattractive. The cynic never gets the girl; unless it’s Humphrey Bogart who’s concealing sentimentality beneath thin-skinned irasc(...)

Former Kilkenny player Eddie Keher congratulates Clara’s Lester Ryan after the 2013 Kilkenny senior hurling final. Photograph: Inpho

Brian Cody’s now annual reflection on the threat to physicality in hurling and his endorsement of Eddie Keher’s manifesto on liberating the gam(...)

GAA president Liam O’Neill has opened hurling to a wider debate so that “all hurling people can give their vi(...)

GAA president Liam O’Neill has opened hurling to a wider debate so that “all hurling people can give their views” and articulate “where they see it(...)

Brian Cody says it would have been ’very, very silly’ not to challenge Henry Shefflin’s red card against Cork in last year’s All-Ireland SHC quarter-final. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Kilkenny manager Brian Cody has re-stated his misgivings about the enforcement of discipline in hurling and what he believes to be “pressure to kind o(...)

Former Ireland rugby manager Eddie O’Sullivan is among the initial set of inductees.

KATHRYN HAYESAsports hall of fame honouring some of the University of Limerick’s most high profile graduates and members of staff was unveiled at the (...)

Cork’s goalkeeper Anthony Nash shakes hands with Patrick O’Connor of Clare after the drawn game. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

When Cork and Clare clash in this evening’s All-Ireland final replay, it will be the sixth time the sides have met in competition this year. The playe(...)

Basket and Vessels by Stephen McKenna, made €17,000,

The torturous legacy of Anglo Irish Bank produced a rare good-news story this week. The former bank’s surprisingly modest art collection was auctioned(...)

 Joe Rock, who has worked in Croke Park for 81 years. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

With his eyes rolling up the walls of the triple tier Cusack Stand, Joe Rock shakes his head. “My God, this is a changed place since we started. Who’d(...)