Cathal Sweeney

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Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton saves a penalty from Galway’s Eamonn Brannigan. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Dublin 1-24 Galway 2-12 So much for a semi-final being a good place to catch Dublin. This wasn’t exactly the ritual disembowelling that Tyrone got la(...)

Galway’s Damien Comer and Shane Walsh celebrate after the match at Hyde Park. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Galway 0-16 Roscommon 2-6 A game of four halves, this. Galway played one half of shackled, stilted packed defence football and only found themselves (...)

Mayo’s Aiden O’Shea  with Johnny Heaney, Sean Kelly, Declan Kyne and Barry McHugh of Galway during their   Division One clash at Pearse Stadium, Galway, in February. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

 Connacht SFC quarter-final: Mayo v Galway Sunday, MacHale Park, Castlebar, 4pm Down the track it comes. There’s nothing like a big first-roun(...)

Galway’s Damien Comer keeps a tight rein on Dublin’s Philly McMahon during the Allianz Football League Division One  Final at  Croke Park. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Dublin 0-18 Galway 0-14 The bare bones of it were that Dublin made it five Allianz Football League titles out of six years of reaching the final unde(...)

Galway’s Damien Comer celebrates after winning a free during the final moments in Salthill. Photograph: Inpho

Galway 0-15 Mayo 1-11 In metaphorical terms for Galway, a ferocious squally afternoon in Salthill gave way to sunshine but only after periods of high(...)

Wexford’s Conor McDonald celebrates scoring  a goal in the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A quarter-final against Kilkenny at  Nowlan Park. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

SATURDAY MUNSTER SFC SEMI-FINAL Cork v Tipperary, Páirc Uí Rinn, 5.0 – live on RTÉ 2 After pulling off last year’s once-in-72 years number on Cork, (...)

The court heard that the accused had met the deceased for the first time the morning of the assault.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A jury has heard closing speeches in the trial of a Dublin man charged with murdering a 62-year-old by punching him until he admitted to a sexual ass(...)

Gary Walsh (34) killed Cathal Sweeney at a flat, where they were watching an Ireland v England rugby match in 2014. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The main witness in a Dublin murder trial told gardaí that the fatal assault was “all about the rape and the money”, a court has heard. The jury hear(...)

A Dublin man has admitted killing a 62-year-old former rugby captain three years ago.

A Dublin man has admitted killing a 62-year-old former rugby captain three years ago, at an apartment where they were watching an Ireland vs England r(...)

Cork’s Colm O’Neill scored five second half points. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Galway 0-14 Cork 1-11 Promotion favourites Cork and Galway shared the spoils at Pearse Stadium on Sunday when they were level six times during the se(...)

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