David Burke

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Limerick’s Tom Morrissey gets away from Dublin’s Chris Crummey during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1B match against Limerick at the Gaelic Grounds. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Limerick 1-26 Dublin 0-17 Limerick brushed aside a disappointing Dublin in a one-sided affair at the Gaelic Grounds, the sole consolation for the vis(...)

Tony Keady: pivotal figure on the great Galway team of the 1980s. Photograph: Inpho

Deeds of the past can provide inspiration to those of the present, as Galway hurling captain David Burke so poignantly acknowledged in his acceptance (...)

Galway’s Joe Canning looks on as his late point wins the All-Ireland SHC semi-final against  Tipperary at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Highlight It’s a terrific picture: Joe Canning has hit a winning point from virtually the first row of the Cusack Stand in the last seconds of injury(...)

Moorefield veteran Ronan Sweeney celebrates after his club’s sensational comeback against St Loman’s in the Leinster club football final at O’Moore Park, Portlaoise. Photograph Ryan Byrne/Inpho

“Are you watching this?” read the first text. A second text came shortly afterwards – “Wow”. This from a man who wouldn’t usually make GAA Beo on TG4 (...)

Galway’s Conor Whelan celebrates after the All-Ireland final win with a Galway flag bearing Niall’s image. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Writing about the Galway hurler Niall Donohue last week, the one thought that kept recurring was just how little we know about suicide. As a society i(...)

Niall Donohue in action for Galway in 2013. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

“One other person that I can’t let today pass without mentioning. He was soldiering with us for years. A good friend of mine, a first cousin of Conor (...)

Constituencies, all outside Dublin, raised €180,000 in the church gate national collection last year

There is a “lot of resistance” in rural Fianna Fáil constituencies to ending the traditional national church gate fundraising collection, the party’s (...)

David Burke at the announcement of PwC’s sponsorship of the GAA/GPA All-Stars scheme for four years.  Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Given where he has come from, you might expect All-Ireland-winning Galway hurling captain David Burke to look across the border into Mayo and urge th(...)

Galway manager Micheál Donoghue shows the Liam MacCarthy Cup to the welcoming home crowd in Ballinasloe on Monday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

As Liam MacCarthy heads west, Galway’s players have a great few months ahead of them. Nothing beats winning All-Irelands. I have yet to see an All-Ir(...)

Galway fans have been able to watch  careers grow and develop – in the case of Johnny Coen and David Burke, above, from wing-men to possibly the best midfield partnership in the game. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Pádraig Kelly, of Galway and Sarsfields, won man of the match in the 1993 All-Ireland hurling final, the last time a player on the losing side won tha(...)

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