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Meath’s Bernard Flynn gets away from  Tony Davis of Cork during the 1987 All-Ireland Final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Meehan/Inpho

Bernard Flynn, having eased himself into the remote media call for TG4’s Laochra Gael programme, airing this Thursday – and expressed surprise at his (...)

Briege Corkery and her son Tadhg after Cork’s victory over Kilkenny in the 2018 Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final at  Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Thursday is in some ways the ultimate Laochra Gael programme on TG4. Briege Corkery has 18 senior All-Ireland medals. Although her former team-mate Re(...)

Sanita Puspure was last year's winner of the award. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

So there we were, in the Shelbourne hotel in December 2019, listening to our monthly award winners talk about how much they were looking forward to 20(...)

We have been absolutely blessed down in Cork with our plethora of sporting stars and sporting moments that so naturally follow. From gallant footballe(...)

Aoife Murray: over 18 season’s as Cork senior goalkeeper she  embraced her position and raised it to an incredible standard while winning every honour in the game. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

For someone so prominent and such a stalwart in Cork camogie, Aoife Murray hung up her boots incredibly quietly. Sure, goalkeepers tend to be a hero a(...)

Cork’s Hannah Looney  celebrates with the O’Duffy Cup after winning the   2018 All-Ireland senior camogie  final against  Kilkenny at Croke Park. Photograph: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Dual status is something that used to be hailed and lauded in the good old days. From a Cork perspective it used to be quite literally a gift from the(...)

Cork’s Briege Corkery. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The last sighting of Briege Corkery in her county shirt had been when she was celebrating with her team-mates on the Croke Park pitch after Cork had c(...)

Cork’s Pamela Mackey attempts to block  Karen Kennedy of Tipperary during the   Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship semi-final at  Semple Stadium in  Thurles. Photograph:  Bryan Keane/Inpho

Cork 0-21 Tipperary 0-9 A second-half powerplay by Cork ensured that the champions’ place in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Final (...)

 Tipperary’s Orla O’Dwyer: dual players like her are consistently facing and making   unnecessary decisions. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The last weekend in camogie and football kind of reminded me of a speech by Michael Healy-Rae in the Dáil. There have been loads of weird, wild, wacky(...)

The Dublin-Mayo women’s final attracted a record attendance of  46,286 – but the women’s wing of the GAA can still run their house better. Photograph:  Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

It was halfway through the second half of the All-Ireland ladies football final and Mayo, three points behind but still very much in the game, had lau(...)

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