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Croke Park: A decade ago there was a new GAA headquarters, lauded by civic society for its creative ambition and record crowds to fill it.  Photograph: Norman McCloskey/Intro

Years roll by with another one now nearly done. Twelve months isn’t just a random period of time but a cycle of events that usually bear some comparis(...)

 Greg Murphy, formerly of Cork and now with Abu Dhabi Na Fianna and a sub on the 2018 All-Stars, is tackled by Cork’s Patrick Horgan  at Zayed Sport City in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Photograph:  Ray McManus/Sportsfile

2018 All Stars 9-16 2019 All Stars 8-9 Showcasing what we must assume as axiomatically greater hunger, the 2018 PwC All Stars beat their 2019 counter(...)

Fine Gael byelection candidate in Wexford Verona Murphy (L) with Louise Hennessey from Southknock, New Ross, and Cllr Bridin Murphy. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Comments by a Fine Gael byelection candidate about migrants, including that the Islamic State (Isis) was “a big part of the migrant population”, were (...)

Ireland’s Aidan O’Shea with Shaun Burgoyne of Australia in 2017. Australia won the last series 2-0. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The International Rules series has taken some tentative steps back into existence with the announcement on Monday that there would be two series playe(...)

 Jack Kavanagh and Gary Bennett of St Mullins lead the celebrations  after the AIB  Leinster  club hurling semi-final victory over  Rathdowney-Errill of Laois  at  Netwatch Cullen Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

St Mullins (Carlow) 2-17 Rathdowney-Errill (Laois)1-19 Another brilliant afternoon for Carlow hurling – literally, as the winter sun dazzled down on (...)

We marvelled at how imbued with story this small corner of Ireland was

For those us growing up in Wexford town, the “Hook” meant shoaling mackerel, funny-sounding Baginbun Head and real fright as we sped home past haunted(...)

Six Greenland white-fronted geese landing on the Wexford Slobs in  Ireland.

“There’s not much natural here,” says Dominic Berridge with mild irony, as he walks me through the sophisticated hydro-engineering works that converte(...)

 Ballyhale manager Henry Shefflin during the Kilkenny Senior Hurling Championship final against James Stephens.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The falling of the year naturally gives itself to elegy and if the Irish reputation is for dealing well with death, the GAA epitomises it. All around (...)

Kitchen of 3 St Peter’s Square, Wexford

The exterior of number 3 St Peter’s Square in Wexford looks very like its tall townhouse neighbours, but the canary yellow Fiat 500 parked outside the(...)

Former Cork manager John Meyler doesn’t see the Munster format, which rotates the teams having to play three successive weekends, as being a problem in the modern game. Photograph:   Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Former Cork manager John Meyler believes that there is no issue with teams having to play three championship matches in successive weeks. He was talki(...)

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