Derek Mcgrath

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Former Waterford manager Derek McGrath, right,  with former selector Dan Shanahan. “If Dan wasn’t as diligent and as innovative as he was, that iconic status wears off in no time. But that never happened.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

On a Saturday night in Tralee a few years back, we arrived to the press box to find two seats were being kept for a couple of late arrivals. Just as t(...)

Waterford manager Liam Cahill has said the panel would remain open and players’ form with their clubs would continue to be a factor. File photograph: Inpho

The two most eye-catching decisions involved in Liam Cahill’s first Waterford panel named at the end of last year were the omissions of former All-Sta(...)

A computer-generated image of No 12 Dawson Street. The scheme’s offices will be ready for tenants by the  second quarter of 2021.

When developer Paddy McKillen jnr’s Oakmount and its partners, Core Capital, paid €38 million to acquire the landmark headquarters of New Ireland Assu(...)

Santiago wins the Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Curragh’s chief executive has said the noise emanating from the roof of the stand during Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby meeting was as bad(...)

Ex-Waterford manager Derek McGrath: ‘I’d always fancy us in a one-off championship game.’ Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Former Waterford manager Derek McGrath believes a return to knock-out championship hurling later this year would suit the county. GAA officials are c(...)

Kilkenny manager Brian Cody is concerned rule changes will diminish hurling’s ‘physicality’. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

With the growing likelihood that the GAA will introduce or at least propose some deterrent for cynical or calculated fouls in hurling, the small ball (...)

Waterford’s Stephen Bennett and Jack Fagan with Niall O’Leary, Tim O’Mahony and Damien Cahalane of Cork. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Stephen Bennett is cautious. Even after an all-action afternoon, which had him raining arrows down on Cork – 20 shots at the posts – and ended in a go(...)

 Ireland and Leinster lock James Ryan in action for St Michael’s in the Senior Cup final against Blackrock in March 2013. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

They have become the leading rugby feeder school in the country, so much so that St Michael’s have become something of a modern-day phenomenon – the b(...)

Tim Husbands, former CEO Titanic Belfast Properties, has been appointed as the new chief executive of Leopardstown Racecourse.

The man credited with launching the Belfast Titanic Centre in Belfast has been tasked with steering the future of Leopardstown racecourse as its new c(...)

It’s three years since Austin Gleeson was named Hurler of the Year in 2016 and he feels he’s never quite returned to those heights since. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Liam Cahill was barely in the door as Waterford manager when he took an axe to his panel, dropping captain Noel Connors and experienced forward Mauri(...)

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