Brian Cody: first appointed Kilkenny manager in 1998. Photograph: Inpho

The Kilkenny senior hurlers will once again be led by Brian Cody in their quest to retain the Liam MacCarthy Cup in 2015.The news was confirmed by Kil(...)

 Brian Cody (left) and Eamon O’Shea (right) are accidental coaches in a way, facilitators and nurturers of talent who do not pretend to know more than they do. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Malcolm Gladwell is at it again. This time destroying some of the myths about the Mafia, and given his typically unexpected conclusions, offers a theo(...)

Kilkenny’s Henry Shefflin at the launch of the  Centra All-Ireland Hurling Championship at Croke Park. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

“Groundhog Day,” said Henry Shefflin with a laugh when sitting down to talk to reporters at yesterday’s Centra All-Ireland hurling championship launch(...)

Offaly hurling manager Brian Whelahan says the Sky deal is a very brave step by the GAA. Photograph: Inpho

Offaly hurling manager Brian Whelahan fears the GAA’s new broadcasting rights deal with Sky has “the capability of opening up a huge can of worms,” al(...)

Declan Keane: ReproMed has clinics in Dublin and Kilkenny and plans to open one in Limerick

Declan Keane is a senior embryologist with 20 years experience in Ireland and abroad. Keane set up ReproMed clinic in Dublin in 2009 and has since ope(...)

Brian Cody will take charge of the Kilkenny hurlers for a 16th year in 2014. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Brian Cody will take charge of Kilkenny’s hurlers for a 16th year in 2014 after his appointment was ratified at a specially convened meeting of the Ki(...)

As daunting for Kilkenny’s opponents as the All-Ireland champions’ relentless pursuit of success is the sense the ageing process may be no help(...)

By the end of the second league semi-final in Thurles, it had emerged that Galway captain Fergal Moore’s injury (right) wasn’t as bad as(...)