Galway

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Francis Forde in action against Dublin in 2002. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

When the Galway footballers shot like a comet across the sky in the summer of 1998, Francis Forde was struck by what seemed to be an inherent know-how(...)

The 2017 team above the team who played in the 2005 All-Ireland final. Photographs: Inpho

Since their last All-Ireland hurling triumph in 1988, Galway have fallen short in seven finals. Over that period the county have become renowned for (...)

Galway GAA: Micheál Donoghue celebrates after victory over Tipperary in the All-Ireland semi-final at Croke Park this month. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

In the All-Ireland minor final of 1992 the Waterford managers moved Derek McGrath over to where Galway’s Micheál Donoghue was situated on the field. (...)

Kerry’s Bryan Sheehan misses a late, long-range free at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

They say the difference between writing fiction and non-fiction is simple. Fiction has to be believable. And yet here we are, sitting in a bubbling Cr(...)

Mayo’s Colm McMenamon celebrates with fans after beating Kerry in the 1996 All-Ireland SFC semi-final. Photograph: Inpho

It was a different world: before the qualifiers restructured the championship and before the calendar year redefined the season. Yet the 1996 All-Irel(...)

Galway’s manager Michael Donoghue: “He touched many lives,” he said of the  late Tony Keady.  Photograph: INPHO/James Crombie

Galway senior hurling manager Micheál Donoghue has paid tribute to the coaching influence the late Tony Keady has had on his squad, and described the (...)

Waterford’s Conor Gleeson leaves the field after being red-carded following a late incident in the semi-final against Cork. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Waterford selector Eoin Murphy admitted last night that Conor Gleeson’s red card in Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final victory over Cork cast a shadow o(...)

Galway’s David Burke in action against Tipperary’s John O’Dwyer and John McGrath. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

David Burke has been slowly building towards this point in his hurling career; All-Star awards, Leinster championship medals and All-Ireland club hono(...)

Galway’s Johnny Coen shakes hands with Tipperary captain Pádraic  Maher  after the game. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Tipperary captain Pádraic Maher was left “absolutely devastated” by Sunday’s narrow one-point defeat against Galway in the All-Ireland senior hurling (...)

Galway’s Joe Canning looks on after scoring the winning point against Tipperary at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Before the game I found it hard to separate Galway from Tipperary. That remained the case for 73 minutes. Only Joe Canning’s moment of magic did th(...)

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