Tipperary’s Lar Corbett returns for the qualifier against Galway in Thurles tomorrow.

Lar Corbett returns to the Tipperary team for tomorrow’s All-Ireland hurling qualifier against Galway in Thurles. The former Hurler of the Year is (...)

David Hickey with former Dublin manager Pat Gilroy. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Most successful teams, in all walks of life, have a David Hickey among their ranks. A brief background on the transplant surgeon: Three -time All-Irel(...)

Dublin players line up in front of their fans on Hill 16 in 2006. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Like many migrants from Munster, my parents came to Dublin in the 1960s to train as teachers and settle in the expanding suburbs. They reared a(...)

Vinny Fitzpatrick was already ensconced in the premium level area of the Hogan Stand as the Cork and Clare players paraded before Sunday’s  All-Ireland hurling final at Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It was the Joey’s angle that finally swung the call for Vinny Fitzpatrick. Having hummed and hawed about choosing the next tenant in Causeway Avenue f(...)

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte and Dublin manager Jim Gavin after Sunday’s Allianz Division One League final. Photograph: Inpho

Of the managers’ media conferences after Sunday’s Allianz League final, Jim Gavin’s was more relieved and Mickey Harte’s more relaxed. The Tyro(...)