Barry Kelly

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Karen McEvoy (24) who died in Naas General Hospital of  sepsis on Christmas day 2018, one week after giving birth in the Coombe hospital.

The Coombe hospital has apologised for the “failings in care” of a young mother who died of sepsis on Christmas Day three years ago. Karen McEvoy (24(...)

Barry Kelly says that James Owens and other referees haven’t had anything like the usual number of matches to acclimatise to the new hurling rules for championship. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Former referee Barry Kelly has said that he remains in favour of measures to combat cynical play even though the current sanction, which proved contro(...)

Barry Kelly: “There are cynical fouls in hurling – no question about it. There’s no reason not to use the black card to sort out the obvious fouls, like tripping and the pull-down.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Former All-Ireland final referee Barry Kelly has said he supports the introduction of a black card into hurling to address cynical fouling. The matter(...)

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 (...)

Kilkenny manager Brian Cody reacts to a decision during the All-IrelandSHC semi-final replay at Semple Stadium. Photo: Inpho

Brian Cody was asked at the Kilkenny press night last week about the appointment of Brian Gavin as referee for this Sunday’s All-Ireland final. There(...)

Galway and Kilkenny players battle for possession during the Allianz Division 1A Hurling League match  at Pearse Stadium. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Galway 0-20 Kilkenny 0-18The prodigal from Portumna returned to settle nerves and a league win for Galway against the All-Ireland champions on a turbu(...)

Mark Shutte strikes to scores a point for Dublin despite the best efforts of Kilkenny’s Tomas Keogh, Lester Ryan and Cillian Buckley during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A clash at Nowlan Park, Kilkenny. Photograph: Cathal Noonan.

By the end of a haywire afternoon in Kilkenny, Dublin hurlers were in the happy position of topping the Allianz Hurling League, as the only county wi(...)

GAA director general Páraic Duffy said that there was widespread support for the Central Council decision to apply sideline bans to team officials (...)

Tipperary wing back Kieran Bergin in action during the drawn All-Ireland hurling final against Kilkenny. Photograph: Inpho

Tipperary’s Kieran Bergin is of the view the free awarded at the end of last month’s drawn All-Ireland final wasn’t a foul. The controversial decisio(...)

Referee Barry Kelly and Kilkenny manager Brian Cody after the drawn All-Ireland hurling final against Tipperary. Cody was cleared of a misconduct charge in respect of remarks about Kelly. Photograph: Inpho

GAA president Liam O’Neill has expressed regret about the controversy caused by Kilkenny manager Brian Cody’s remarks about All-Ireland referee Barry(...)

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