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Can Clare contain Galway’s Joe Canning? Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

The opening match of the first All-Ireland semi-final weekend to take place under the revised calendar feels a little like the undercard. With a big c(...)

Shane O’Donnell in action for Clare against Wexford’s Damien Reck. He scored four points from play in the Banner’s quarter-final victory at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Shane O’Donnell’s world has reorientated in the past five years. A shooting star celebrity at 19, after being sprung into Clare’s team for the 2013 Al(...)

 Páraic Duffy: “The FDC debate and the work they did was absolutely crucial, and I think it’s important that that is recognised”

In an age when hyping the mundane is almost a survival strategy, it can be difficult to reach for a reaction when something momentous really is about (...)

Galway’s Jonathan Glynn claims a high ball last Sunday. The All-Ireland champions were found wanting in a number of areas in the drawn match. Photograph: Inpho/Tommy Dickson

I went to Croke Park last Sunday, ready to confirm that Galway had allayed the suspicions I had about them by the time the league had ended. Wins over(...)

Cathal Mannion celebrates a point against Kilkenny during last week’s drawn Leinster hurling final at Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

SATURDAY All-Ireland SFC qualifiers, Round Four   Armagh v Roscommon, O’Moore Park, Portlaoise, 3.0 [Live, RTÉ News Now] – There are cont(...)

Joe Canning: has been in impressive form again this year in a potent Galway attack and will most likely cause problems for Kilkenny on Sunday. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

As a preliminary point, I would repeat that I can’t see why both of these provincial finals can’t be played on separate days. There are so few big hur(...)

Paul Reid, managing director of Pfizer Ireland, which sponsors the Healthy Ireland programme. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Jack Power Three out of four people in Ireland’s latest designated Healthy Town say they are trying to cut down on the amount of alcohol they drink. (...)

Laois players  Finbarr Crowley and Kieran Lillis celebrating   their Leinster Championship semi-final win over Carlow in Croke Park.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

To date it has been a notable championship for surprise results. With just the provincial finals to be settled before the All-Ireland series takes ove(...)

Clare’s John Conlon and  Shane O’Donnell in action against Richie English of Limerick during the Munster championship clash at Cusack Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Home advantage has proved a significant and consistent factor in the new championship format. Clare were the only team in Munster to win away – (...)

Brendan Maher of Tipperary:  “I wouldn’t like to use it as an excuse  . . .It was poor decision-making; it wasn’t a physical thing that was the poor part of our game [against Waterford]. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

One issue to have emerged prominently from the new round-robin format in the provincial hurling championships is the three-week rule. Because of the(...)

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