Aidan Walsh

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William Francis de Vismes Kane was an English-born sheriff of Monaghan.  He was also an ardent unionist. He coined the name “Black Pig’s Dyke”  to unify disparate archaeological elements.

With all the talk about hard and soft borders, post-Brexit, an event in Monaghan town tonight may offer light relief. Or perhaps not. Its theme is the(...)

 Tipperary’s Orla O’Dwyer: dual players like her are consistently facing and making   unnecessary decisions. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The last weekend in camogie and football kind of reminded me of a speech by Michael Healy-Rae in the Dáil. There have been loads of weird, wild, wacky(...)

Ronan McCarthy: Cork have a more organised structure under his stewardship. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Saturday Munster SFC final Cork v Kerry, Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork, 7.0 [Live, RTÉ 1] In one of the more significant results of the summer to date, (...)

Tipperary’s Bill Maher with Ian Maguire of Cork in the Munster SFC semi-final at Semple Stadium, Thurles, last Saturday. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Of all the football results over the weekend, the score that Cork amassed against Tipperary in Thurles lit up before me. In a strange way, I felt it w(...)

Tipperary manager Liam Kearns will hope his team can book their place in the Munster final this weekend. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Saturday Leinster SFC Quarter-final Laois v Westmeath Bord na Mona, O’Connor Park, 5.0 Hard to believe only 14 years ago these teams were contestin(...)

Albert Dolan (squash) with Philippa Ryder (cycling), Reg Curtis (badminton) and Roland Hempel (swimming), reflected in his glasses, announcing details of Team Ireland’s  participation in Gay Games 2018 in  Paris. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

About 100 athletes will travel to Paris in August to take part in the 10th Gay Games. Founded in 1986 to promote the visibility of gay people in spo(...)

Daithí Burke’s goal in extra-time helped Corofin see off St Brigid’s in the Connacht club semi-final in   Tuam. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Corofin (Galway) 2-15 St Brigid’s (Roscommon) 1-14 Corofin qualified for their fourth Connacht SFC club final in a row when All-Star hurling full bac(...)

David Clifford scored 4-4 in the All-Ireland minor final win over Derry. Photograph: Inpho

David Clifford hasn’t played senior football for Kerry yet, but he is already expected to stop Dublin from winning four, and definitely five, All-Irel(...)

Cork’s Sean Powter in  action with  Jason Doherty of Mayo during All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Qualifiers Round 4A at the  Gaelic Grounds, Limerick. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Mayo: 0-27 Cork: 2-20 (A.E.T. 0-21 to 2-15 after normal time) One of these days Mayo are going to run out of heart and spirit and whatever else keep(...)

Rebels with a cause. Cork line up for the Munster semi-final against Tipperary.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

In Mourneabbey last Sunday night, the traffic sat in treacle a full 25 minutes before throw-in. Mallow were playing Blarney in the Premier Intermediat(...)

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