2011 final : John O’Keeffe and Shane McGrath get up close and personal  – Hard work had certainly brought out a formidable talent but Henry Shefflin had what all great players possess – the confidence and nerve to execute his skills under excruciating pressure

Although it appears obvious now that it’s about to happen, there was uncertainty about Henry Shefflin’s intentions since the end of last week’s All-Ir(...)

WIT’s Ger Teehan tackles John McGrath of UL. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

UL 2-18 Waterford IT 1-14Clare star Tony Kelly was instrumental as UL took this title for a fifth time in seeing off Waterford IT at Páirc Uí Rinn ton(...)

UL’s Tony Kelly comes face to face with WIT’s Gavin O’Brien in the drawn final. Photo: Inpho/Lorraine O’Sullivan

After crashing to eventual champions Waterford IT in last year’s semi-final, University of Limerick and Clare’s Tony Kelly will hope to add a Fitzgibb(...)

The creation of technological universities will have to be done in an “innovative, shoestring sort of way” unless additional state funding becomes ava(...)

Fine Gael TD John Deasy: ‘Nobody seems to know what is going on in these institutions.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne

An expert panel assessing the bid for a technological university in Munster has criticised plans by the merging institutions to retain parallel manag(...)

Kerry footballer Paul Geaney is the current UCC football captain.

Going into the final weekend before the start of the national league, UCC are still in the running to record a unique double. The college’s hurlers ar(...)

The funeral of Niamh Doyle  which took place at the Holy Family Church, Askea, Carlow. Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

There were four funerals but just one overarching theme – the sense of young lives cut short in a brutal instant. The funerals for the last two of th(...)

The Union of Students in Ireland says it has registered more than 20,000 new student voters on electoral registers around the country

The Union of Students in Ireland says it has registered more than 20,000 new student voters on electoral registers around the country. A campaign to g(...)

Helen Mortimer

While Jan O’Sullivan and the teacher unions remain at loggerheads over the junior cycle reforms, the National Parents’ Council Post-Primary claimed(...)

The Waterford IT Sports Campus, which hosted the Fitzgibbon Cup Final in 2011. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The GAA has said that it’s National Hurling Development Plan hasn’t been adversely affected by the difficulties being encountered at Waterford IT’s pr(...)