Conor Cooney

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  Conor Cooney celebrates his  goal. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

St Thomas 2-13 Liam Mellows 0-10 Liam Mellows were denied back-to-back Galway titles for the first time in 63 years as Darragh Burke and Conor Cooney(...)

Limerick’s Mike Casey keeps a close eye on Galway’s Jonathan Glynn during the key match-up in the All-Ireland hurling final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There’s nothing like the day after an All-Ireland win. The slagging, the sense that nothing is a hassle, the satisfaction that runs through every conv(...)

Limerick’s Peter Casey and William O’Donoghue celebrate after their All-Ireland SHC final win at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There’s no disputing that Limerick are deserving champions after this most remarkable of championships. From the word go, they had the edge in terms o(...)

Joe Canning scored 1-10 for Galway as they were beaten by Limerick. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

James Skehill Haunted by Graeme Mulcahy’s goal, on the quarter hour, grounding that fraction too soon, his brave recovery later to stop Seamus Flanag(...)

Declan Hannon lifts the Liam MacCarthy Cup. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Limerick 3-16 Galway 2-18 How could you have a dry eye? Limerick are all Ireland champions and Dolores O’Riordan’s voice is blasting from the speaker(...)

Tempers flare between Clare’s Jack Browne and Joe Canning of Galway. Photograph:  ©INPHO/Bryan Keane

Galway 1-17; Clare 2-13 It mightn’t have ascended the giddy heights of the drawn encounter in Croke Park a week previously but Sunday’s All(...)

Galway’s Daithi Burke celebrates after the defeat of Clare at Semple Stadium, Thurles. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Overall, in the context of the brilliant hurling semi-finals last weekend, the standard in Thurles dropped off a bit. It was close and exciting in the(...)

Clare’s Jason McCarthy scores the final equalising point in an incident-packed semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Galway 1-30 Clare 1-30 [After extra time] Clare had lamented for the past five years their inability get back to Croke Park and Saturday’s extra(...)

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 manager John Kiely celebrates with his mother Breda after the quarter-final victory over Kilkenny in Thurles. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

When Liam Lenihan was Limerick county chairman around the turn of the decade, there was flying shrapnel from the various wars still whizzing through t(...)

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