The death of Bernie Guerin (84) meant “the passing of another wonderful Irish mother,” said Fr Michael O’Grady at her funeral Mass in the Church of(...)

Kilkenny manager Brian Cody  (right) congratulates manager  Anthony Daly after Saturday’s historic victory for the Dublin hurlers  in  Portlaoise. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

The phrase, “journalism is the first rough-draft of history” has predictable appeal for reporters. Providing building blocks for the knowledge and und(...)

Danny Sutcliffe slips past the challenge of  defender Tommy Walsh to score the goal that made sure of the Dublin hurlers’ historic Leinster championship victory over Kilkenny. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

A hurling All-Ireland for Dublin would be worth five football equivalents, according to former county hurling manager Michael O’Grady, who also chaire(...)