Ballyhale

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Dublin players celebrate their victory over Mayo in the All-Ireland final at Croke Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

And so the year like no other ended. It may have a pretty similar companion in 2021 but there’ll hardly be the same shocks to the system. In history g(...)

If Michael Fennelly is to bring Offaly back into contention as a senior hurling county, it will be by emphasising core traits of togetherness. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Michael Fennelly once said that one of the hardest championship hours he ever spent was against Offaly. It was in 2008 and it left its mark on him. Ki(...)

Joey Holden of Ballyhale Shamrocks holds the cup aloft after the All-Ireland club hurling final win over Borris-Ileigh at Croke Park. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

Change the dates, change the opposition, it makes no odds. Ballyhale and Corofin remain what they are, the dominant club teams in their respective cod(...)

Ballyhale Shamrocks’ Michael Fennelly on the burst in the Kilkenny championship final against James Stephens in October. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

When he leaves the warm-up and heads to the middle of Croke Park for the toss tomorrow, it will be both an end and a beginning for Michael Fennelly. P(...)

Slaughtneil’s Christopher McKaigue: ‘No matter how it goes, we can say that we faced three of arguably the greatest club hurling teams from the last 15 years.’ Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

When Chrissy McKaigue talks about Slaughtneil wishing to gain national recognition, he is driven by ambition yet confronted by the painful reality tha(...)

The road is currently closed to traffic and diversions are in place.   File photograph

A man in his 20s has died following a single vehicle crash in Co Kilkenny on Saturday morning. Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of t(...)

A Google Maps image showing the town of Nabiac in southeastern Australia. Image: Google Maps

An Irish man from Co Kilkenny has died in a road crash in Australia. Seamus Walsh (38), originally from Ballyhale, was killed when his truck collide(...)

St Patrick’s Day: spectators at last year’s Dublin parade. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty

The forecast may not be great for this year’s St Patrick’s Day, but there are lots of events and other attractions, many indoors, to keep you entertai(...)

Colin Fennelly of Ballyhale Shamrocks at a promotional event for the forthcoming  AIB Leinster club hurling final against Ballyboden St Enda’s. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Colin Fennelly is in a familiar but unfamiliar world. His club Ballyhale Shamrocks are back on track, in hot pursuit of a first AIB Leinster hurling(...)

TJ Reid: series of impressive performances helped drive new-look Kilkenny to another league title. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It’s only two years ago that TJ Reid balked at comparisons between himself and Henry Shefflin, his club mate and former Kilkenny colleague. “I’ll nev(...)

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