Denis Walsh

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Eoin Cadogan (right) and Paul Kerrigan celebrate the Cork footballers win over Down in the 2010 All-Ireland final at Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

0 Times Limerick have won back-to-back All-Ireland titles in the history of the championship. 0 Goal-less games in the 2021 championship so far. Th(...)

Jimmy Barry Murphy, one of Cork’s most famed hurling sons, in action  against Galway’s Sylvie Linnane during the 1986 All Ireland final win. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

“Who knows where the time goes,” sang folk singer Sandy Denny and with her elegiac imagery of the seasons and the years slipping by, she evoked a(...)

Galway celebrate after beating Kilkenny to win the 2020 All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship Final against Kilkenny at  MW Hire O’Moore Park in Portlaoise. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Galway 1-17 Kilkenny 1-14 A late goal from man-of-the-match Liam Collins sealed Galway’s 14th All-Ireland minor hurling crown as they became the firs(...)

Mary and Denis Walsh from Caherdavin, Limerick, with a photo of their son Denis who  went missing in 1996. Photograph: Liam Burke/ Press 22

As Easter Sunday, April 7th, 1996, drew to a close, the evening’s sun cast a shadow over Inis Mór, off Galway Bay, as the ocean tide carried the body (...)

Clare manager Ger Loughnane celebrates with fans after the victory over Galway in the 1995 All-Ireland hurling semi-final. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Unlike students snapping up multiple revision books, striving to extract every ounce of inspiration ahead of those pesky State exams, sports hacks are(...)

Carlow’s Sean Whelan celebrates victory while Offaly’s Pat Camon shows his  dejection after the Division 1B relegation play-off at O’Connor Park, Tullamore. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

Back in early October 1995, within weeks of Clare having won a fabled hurling All-Ireland, they headed to Tralee for round one of the hurling league, (...)

John Kiely: bids to lead Limerick to their first All-Ireland senior hurling title since 1973 when they take on holders Galway at Croke Park on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The RTÉ radio documentary, Who Fears to Speak of ’98 got a rerun at the weekend. Originally broadcast in 2008 on the 10th anniversary of the hurling s(...)

Waterford’s Dan Shanahan is chased by Séan Óg Ó gAilpín during the National Hurling League final of 1998. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Inpho

The nadir for Waterford was probably those two Munster finals in 1982 and ’83. Cork won both by 31 and 19 points, respectively. Reminiscing starkly (...)

David Fitzgerald, now Wexford manager, at the launch of the Allianz League. People felt his reign in Clare had come to a natural end. Photograph: Seb Daly/Sportsfile

It’s now two decades since hurling’s ‘Revolution Years’, to borrow author Denis Walsh’s phrase, and what has cast the mid-90s into such stark relief h(...)

Pauric Mahony leads the Ballygunner celebrations after victory over Passage East in the Waterford senior hurling championship final at Walsh Park. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

There were times Pauric Mahony perhaps wondered if he’d ever see these days again. Lying on the flat of his back looking down on a badly broken leg (...)

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