Donal O Grady

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Gardaí in Hazelwood Drive, Ballyspillane, Killarney, where a house’s windows were broken and front door scorched. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Forty years old this year, the Ballyspillane council estate was controversial from the start. Built more than a mile from Killarney town, it was put i(...)

Limerick’s Séamus Hickey, with his daughter Anna, holds aloft the Liam MacCarthy cup following Limerick’s All-Ireland SHC final win at  Croke Park on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Did you think it? Actually, that’s the wrong question. Of course you thought it. The right question is, at what point did you think it? At what stage (...)

The Game – The Story of Hurling: “Nobody owns hurling. Hurling just lives.”

The voices come in a cascade of reverence. “Hurling’s a game for the gods,” proclaim the first soothing, familiar tones. “And gods played it.” “The (...)

Brian Cody: Even since  September 5th, 2011, his team  has  won three All-Irelands in five years, and been beaten in another final, with a team supposedly “in transition”. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

It’s five and half years since I first thought that maybe now would be a good time for Brian Cody to leave his post as Kilkenny hurling manager. The (...)

A Cork county hurler in action. Defender John Horgan (66) was one of the greatest hurlers of all time and a decent and honourable man both on and off the pitch, mourners at his funeral were told today.

Cork defender John Horgan (66) was one of the greatest hurlers of all time and a decent and honourable man both on and off the pitch, mourners at his (...)

Derek McGrath’s Waterford scored just one goal in the league this year. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho.

Allianz Hurling League semi-final: Limerick v Waterford, Semple Stadium, Sunday, 2pm (TG4) Life in Division 1B has had a groundhog-day element abou(...)

The Cork hurlers have yet to register a win in this season’s league campaign with old foes Kilkenny determined to underline the gap between the counties. Photograph: Mike Shaughnessy/Inpho

It has been a troubled spring by the Lee. The Cork hurlers will salute the past tonight by playing in the specially commissioned – and splendid – jers(...)

 Mark Curry (Fermanagh), Donal O’Grady, author of the report, Kildare’s Paul Divilly   and Meath’s James Toher at the launch of the GPA’s report on the Ring, Rackard and Meagher cups.  Photo: Saam Barnes/Sportsfile

Some sort of debate on the future of the GAA’s pay-per-view TV rights is now headed for next year’s Congress after the Kerry County Convention passed (...)

Anthony Cunningham resigned from his role as Galway hurling manager after players put forward a vote of no confidence in him. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

The Gaelic Players Association (GPA) has denied that it is driving an agenda in relation to player discontent with intercounty management(...)

Players from both sides tussle during the game at Fenway Park. Photo: Ray McManus/Sportsfile

The GPA don’t expect any disciplinary action to result from the row that livened up Sunday’s AIG Fenway Hurling Classic in Boston. However, they do s(...)

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