Ciaran Carey

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Limerick’s Kyle Hayes celebrates after scoring a brilliant goal against Tipperary. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Limerick 2-29 Tipperary 3-21 In the 54th minute Kyle Hayes galloped into the timeless folklore of Munster’s sacred summer ritual. It started innocent(...)

 Tipperary’s Jason Forde tries to shake off the challenge of Limerick’s Aaron Costello during last weekend’s league clash at the  LIT Gaelic Grounds. As things stand a goalscoring opportunity can still be ‘advantaged’ and the impact of the new rule is more likely to be felt farther out the pitch. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The latest attack on hurling came by stealth. While everyone was rowing over the effective introduction of black-card infractions into hurling – but n(...)

Waterford’s Ian Kenny and Peter Casey of Limerick during the All-Ireland hurling final in Croke Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The All-Ireland hurling season ended under stars with Limerick confirming their place as the brightest lights in the game. John Kiely’s side fired 0-3(...)

 Ballyhale manager Henry Shefflin during the Kilkenny Senior Hurling Championship final against James Stephens.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The falling of the year naturally gives itself to elegy and if the Irish reputation is for dealing well with death, the GAA epitomises it. All around (...)

Diarmuid Byrnes and Kevin O’Brien celebrate at the final whistle. Photograph: Inpho

Patrickswell 1-17 Na Piarsaigh 0-15 Patrickswell put an end to Na Piarsaigh’s bid for three Limerick senior hurling championship crowns in a row and (...)

Annie Fitzgerald of Waterford challenges  Tipperary’s Julieanne Burke for possession during the  Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Round 1 game at  The Ragg. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship got off to a pulsating start, with Kilkenny turning around their National League Final r(...)

Limerick’s Cian Lynch has been named the Gaelic Writers’ Association Hurling Personality of the Year. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

The Gaelic Writers’ Association awards, presented at the association’s annual dinner on Friday night, turned into a family affair in the hurling categ(...)

 Limerick squad and backroom staff enjoy their win in front of Hill 16. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Saturday John Kiely celebrates with his backroom team, including Eamon O’Neill (right) at the final whistle. Photograph: Inpho/Tommy Dickso(...)

From a starting point of being sceptical about staging both All-Ireland semi-finals on the same weekend, I ended up sold on the idea of it being a hur(...)

Limerick’s Ciaran Carey in action against beats Clare’s Ger O’Loughlin at the Gaelic Grounds in 1996. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

“Mere fans and enjoyers and chroniclers have the memory of That Point: Mackey has his stand; very shortly, Power shall have his monument; Carey has Th(...)

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