Joe Canning: has graced the All-Ireland final on four occasions since Galway entered the Leinster championship, with the Tribesmen triumphant in 2017.  Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

It’s only when you write this stuff down that you realise the words are laughing back at you. On April 20th 2008, Galway played out a riotous league (...)

Galway captain David Burke lifts the Liam McCarthy Cup alongside minor captain Darren Morrissey with the Irish Press Cup at Galway’s triumphant homecoming in Ballinasloe last September. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Over the years Galway’s underage and club pedigree on the national hurling scene became a stick to beat them with. The question became constant: what (...)

 Brian Higgins (Allianz) and the winning Slieve Russell  team of Brendan Nelligan, Finola Doyle and George Donohoe. Photo: Daragh Small/Media West Ireland.

The golf course superintendent was out at 5.45am to make sure things were up to scratch and when he headed home around nine hours later everyone at Ga(...)

Damien Coleman runs the Cork City  Marathon with a hurley and sliotar in a time of  4.28.49. Photograph: Darragh Kane

A Cork marathon runner proved he was on the ball on Monday when he completed the Cork City Marathon soloing with a hurley and sliotar in just under fo(...)