Cork players celebrate the final whistle after beating Monaghan in the All-Ireland Senior Ladies’ Football final at Croke Park. Photograph: Alan Betson

If there’s a better team in Irish sport, you’d back Eamonn Ryan’s Cork ladies to haunt them to their dying breath. They picked up their eighth All-Ire(...)

Cork’s Doireann O’Sullivan and Deirdre O’Reilly lead the celebrations after beating Monaghan in the All-Ireland Senior Ladies Football Final at Croke Park. Photograph: Alan Betson

Cork 1-10 Monaghan 1-9: Eamonn Ryan’s Cork are TG4 All-Ireland Ladies senior football champions for the eighth time in nine seasons. The Rebelettes co(...)

Cork’s Juliet Murphy celebrates with manager Eamonn Ryan after beating Kerry in last year’s All-Ireland football final at Croke Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

This will end. It may even end tomorrow. It’s perfectly feasible that the Cork ladies will finally feel the cold of a late autumn Croke Park, damned t(...)

Cork’s Elaine Harte has a chance to win her eighth All-Ireland winning medal on Sunday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It’s been a strange old year for Elaine Harte. For just over a decade she had been Cork’s first choice goalkeeper, with seven All-Ireland medals to he(...)

Cork’s Angela Walsh celebrates her side’s  second goal during the TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship semi-final against Kerry at  Semple Stadium in  Thurles. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Cork 2-9 Kerry 0-11: Valerie Mulcahy scored 2-3 as champions Cork advanced to an eighth TG4 All-Ireland ladies senior football championship final in n(...)

Cork’s Doireann O’Sullivan and Orlagh Farmer celebrate after the final whistle following victory over Dublin at Birr. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Eamonn Ryan’s Cork produced a remarkable comeback to defeat Dublin 1-19 to 2-12 on Saturday in Birr and book their place in the semi-finals of the TG4(...)