Colm O Rourke

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Clare’s Podge Collins is surrounded by Kerry players during the  All-Ireland SFC quarter-final at  Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

A warning should flash up on the screen prior to a programme to warn those of a nervous disposition not to be alarmed, that television sports punditry(...)

 Mick O’Dowd,  who stepped down as Meath manager following the recent All-Ireland SFC qualifier defeat against Derry. Photograph: Inpho

Mick O’Dowd has taken aim at former Meath stars for “sickening” criticism of current Royal County players. When he stepped down as Meath manager fol(...)

Joe McDonagh: his death leaves the GAA bereft of the ease and good humour through which he communicated his passions for Irish  language and   culture. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Joe McDonagh was laid to rest in Rahoon Cemetery yesterday. His death last Friday came as a shock to many, who weren’t aware that he had been unwell a(...)

RTÉ’s The Sunday Game Live presenter Michael Lyster with football panellists Joe Brolly, Colm O’Rourke and Pat Spillane in studio in Croke Park.

RTÉ’s Michael Lyster has given an insider’s view of RTÉ’s The Sunday Game, one filled with tales of gargantuan personalities, heated rows about the GA(...)

Kerry’s David Moran and Dublin’s Paul Flynn at the launch of Setanta Sports’ coverage of the 2016 Allianz Leagues. “If those services save one life then they’re worthwhile, end of story,” said Flynn. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Newly installed Gaelic Players Association secretary Paul Flynn has offered a robust defence of the under fire players body, lining up pundit Colm O’(...)

Scoil Mhuire Clane 2-8 St Pat’s Navan 0-12 Competing in the top tier for the first time, Scoil Mhuire Clane registered a notable victory when shockin(...)

Twins Shayna and Orlaith Teggart, pupils at St Hugh’s National School in Dowra,  with a proof of the cover of The Scrapbook of Regrets. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Temper tantrums, racist remarks and missed opportunities on the soccer field, are among the regrets shared by some of the GAA’s best known stars when(...)

Australia hooker Stephen Moore was born in Saudi Arabia to parents who hail from Galway and Mayo. Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters

An Irishman may well go where Keith Wood, Brian O’Driscoll and Paul O’Connell could not by lifting the William Webb Ellis trophy on Saturday evening. (...)

Dublin’s Stephen Cluxton trotted up and down the pitch “like the slow boat to China”, according to Martin Carney. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It wasn’t easy leaving Wales v Uruguay but it had to be done. The Rugby World Cup might just come around every four years but we get a mere one senior(...)

Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly during the pre-match parade Photograph: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Kerry, you’d imagine, were watching back home, filing their nails while enjoying the spectacle of their potential September 20 suitors wearing themsel(...)

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