Double All-Ireland-winning Cork hurling coach Archdeacon Michael O’Brien has died after a  long illness. Photograph: Inpho

Tributes have been paid to double All-Ireland-winning Cork hurling coach Archdeacon Michael O’Brien, who died on Friday in a nursing home following (...)

Cork’s Alan Cadogan and Paddy Stapleton of Tipperary clash in yesterday’s All-Ireland hurling semi-final. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

A testing Sunday, that. From Croke Park to Stade Jean Bouin to Croke Park to Stade Jean Bouin and back again, and as ever you end up addled, half hear(...)

Jimmy Barry-Murphy in action against Tipperary during the 1985 Munster senior hurling final – widely regarded as his finest display for Cork. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Two years ago when Cork and Tipperary last met in the senior hurling championship, the match in Páirc Uí Chaoimh was worth two historical footnotes. T(...)

  Conor McDonald in action for Wexford in an Under-21 match against Dublin. He’s a player that gets supporters excited. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Con Houlihan had some habits that lesser writers couldn’t get away with over the course of the most glittering sports-writing career this country has (...)

The ghosts of Wexford Park were stirring early on Saturday evening. An hour and a half before Saturday’s qualifier replay against Clare, the public ad(...)

Eoin McDevitt, Ken Early, Ciaran Murphy, Simon Hick and Mark Horgan will continue to produce outstanding online radio content for The Irish Times.

The Irish Times today announced the signing of an extended contract with the Second Captains team who provide The Irish Times Second Captains Podcast;(...)

Clare goalkeeper Patrick Kelly saves a penalty from Cork’s Anthony Nash during last year’s All-Ireland final. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The GAA is to take action to address the safety aspects of penalty and 20-metre free taking in hurling. After further controversy at the weekend, Crok(...)

  Presenters Brian Carney and Rachel Wyse with hurling analysts Jamesie O’Connor and Ollie Canning ahead of the the first ever Sky Sports GAA broadcast between Kilkenny and Offaly at Nolan Park on Saturday. Photograph: Inpho/James Crombie

The Big Day was upon us, Gaelic Games’ debut on Sky. It being Sky you’d have anticipated a spectacular opening, perhaps Rachel Wyse and Brian Carney a(...)

The Irish Times columnist Nicky English will be a co-commentator. Photograph: Inpho

Rachel Wyse. Wyse, a former Ireland international show jumper, is a presenter on Sky Sports News, will be co-presenter of the Gaelic games coverage.“I(...)

Sky Sports News presenter Rachel Wyse will front the channel’s GAA coverage.

The name of Paul Galvin was conspicuous by its absence when Sky Sports announced their line-up for this summer’s GAA coverage. The former Kerry star h(...)