Conor Lehane scored Cork’s opener in their Round 1 qualifier win over Wexford. Photograph: Inpho

Wexford 0-20 Cork 2-22 “Was it that long?” asks Jimmy Barry-Murphy, with his gentlemanly smile, when informed Cork went 20 minutes of the second half (...)

Kilkenny’s TJ Reid  is brought down for a penalty by the combined efforts of Matthew O’Hanlon and Liam Ryan of Wexford during the Leinster SHC semi-final at Nowlan Park.  Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Kilkenny 5-25 Wexford 0-16 The longest day of the year arrived and for the Wexford hurlers it contained the longest hour of their lives. Best laid p(...)

Laois 4-18 Wexford 1-19 For the first time in four years Laois have got the better of Wexford in a competitive fixture. At Abbeyleix on Sund(...)

Clare’s Seádna Morey scores a goal for during the final moments of regulation time in the All-Ireland Hurling Qualifier against Wexford at Cusack Park in Ennis. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Clare 2-25 Wexford 2-25 (after extra time)Unfancied Wexford put it up to Clare at Cusack Park, Ennis on Saturday and almost pulled off the first sensa(...)

Ferns 2-12 Glynn-Barntown 1-10: An excellent Ian Byrne inspired Ferns through to the final having withstood a strong Glynn-Barntown second half challe(...)

Carlow’s brave effort to reach a first Leinster Under-21 hurling final faltered in the final quarter of this exciting provincial semi-final at Dr Cull(...)

Kate Tierney, a newly qualified teacher, at St Colmcille’s Junior National school, Knocklyon, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Increasing numbers of Irish teachers are employed on a casual basis with no job security, often living on less than the minimum wage. Teacher u(...)