Midleton’s Seamus O’Farrell and James Nagle close in on Sixmilebridge’s Seadna Morey at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photo:Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Sixmilebridge 1-17 Midleton 1-13In the final set-to of an extraordinary year for the counties – yesterday’s was their seventh senior competitive hurli(...)

Conor Lehane: the Cork star turned in a superb o performance for Midleton in the Cork county final win over Sarsfields. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Onwards towards Christmas and the sorting of the All-Ireland club championships continues thick and fast. Few sports competitions offer such novel pai(...)

 Granny O’Grimm: Are grandparents naughty or nice? Photograph: Irish Film Board/PA Wire

The warmth and affection which young people have for their grandparents has always struck me as a positive thing in the world – but it was not (...)