Bríd Stack: “It went by in a fecking flash. But life moves on.”

After a glittering career that garnered 11 All-Ireland winners medals, Cork’s Bríd Stack has called time on her intercounty career. The fullback ann(...)

Katie Taylor of Ireland celebrates winning her bout against Sofya Ochigava of Russia. Photograph:  Scott Heavey/Getty Images

Throughout the week, on our amble through memorable moments produced by Irish sportswomen over the past 30 years, we went from 50 to 11 - no(...)

Cork’s Niamh Cotter is tackled by Nicole McLaughlin and Eilish Ward of Donegal. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

Cork 2-15 Donegal 2-14 Orla Finn collected 1-10 as Cork were crowned Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 1 champions for a fifth successive(...)

 Eimear Scally of Cork in action against Fiona Hudson of Dublin during the Lidl Ladies Football National League Division one  semi-final  at Nowlan Park in Kilkenny. Photograph:  Ray McManus/Sportsfile

Cork 1-16 Dublin 0-13 Orla Finn and Eimear Scally combined for 1-10 as holders Cork qualified for a 10th successive Lidl Ladies National Football Lea(...)

2015’s sporting heroes: Rena Buckley and Briege Corkery, overall winners of the 2015 Irish Times Sport Ireland award, with Catherina McKiernan, who was awarded the outstanding contribution to Women’s Sport Award. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

On Friday The Irish Times honours the top Irish female sports stars of 2016 and their magnificent achievements. Past winners include the likes of Olym(...)

Dublin’s Sinead Aherne and Cork’s Rena Buckley battle for possession in last year’s All-Ireland final. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dublin and their manager Gregory McGonigle face a monumental psychological battle against Cork in tomorrow’s All-Ireland final. Derry native McGoni(...)

Rena Buckley with Briege Corkery, overall joint winners of the Irish Times Sport Ireland Sportswomen of the Year 2015 photographed at the awards ceremony in the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

Briege Corkery and Rena Buckley have been named as joint winners of the Irish Times/ Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Year award for 2015. The dual(...)

Members of the All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship winning  Cork team visit Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Crumlin, Dublin on Monday. Photograph: INPHO/Cathal Noonan.

Hundreds ventured out on to the rainy and windswept streets of Cork on Monday night to welcome home the victorious All-Ireland camogie team. The Cork(...)

Head over heels: Cork celebrate with the O’Duffy Cup following their win over Galway at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Everyone stands their own post. We all fight out of our own muddy trench. The main story out of Croke Park is that Cork won their 26th All-Ireland (...)

Gemma O’Connor gets away from Ursula Jacob in the All-Ireland camogie semi-final between Cork and Wexford at Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

In her 14 years playing for Cork, Gemma O’Connor has seen plenty of players come and go, but the changes since the county won last year’s All-Ireland (...)

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