Limerick manager John Kiely is quick to acknowledge the smoothness with which his squad has adjusted to the routine of week-in-week-out hurling. Óisín Keniry/Inpho

Enter, stage right. For many years, there was a vague assumption if Limerick could somehow win a hurling All-Ireland, then city and county would spend(...)

 Kilkenny’s Cillian Buckley lifts the trophy in 2018. Photograph: Inpho/Ryan Byrne. All other photos from Inpho

Clare Clare’s Colin Guilfoyle (14) Managers (joint): Donal Moloney and Gerry O’Connor (third season) Selectors: Jimmy Browne, Ciarán (...)

Clare’s Shane O’Donnell scores his side’s first goal despite the challenge from Cork’s Stephen Murphy at Cusack Park, Ennis, last night. Photograph: Sportsfile

Clare 1-28 Cork 1-13 Clare made it three Munster titles in a row when they comprehensively defeated Cork in front of 12, 995 spectators at Cusack Par(...)

Three Dublin-based gardaí are under investigation after claims they were involved in a street fight with two men after trying to solicit prostitutes during a night out in Limerick. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Three Dublin-based gardaí are under investigation after claims they were involved in a street fight with two men after trying to solicit prostitute(...)