Limerick’s Cian Lynch holds aloft the Liam MacCarthy Cup after his side’s win over Cork. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The word ‘power’ cropped up regularly in the pre-match chat ahead of the All-Ireland final in highlighting a discrepancy between the teams. It was ide(...)

Brothers Bryan, Dominic, Ross and James Foley, who are all heading to Croke Park to cheer on fellow Charleville man  Darragh Fitzgibbon as he lines out for Cork in the All Ireland senior hurling final against Limerick.

He was one of the Boys in Green but as he heads to Croke Park on Sunday, former Irish soccer national Dominic Foley (45) will be wearing his colours o(...)

Cork manager Kieran Kingston and Patrick Horgan celebrate after the All-Ireland semi-final victory over Kilkenny at Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The old giddiness has returned to Cork. You could sense a kind of rising Corky energy drifting up through the Republic all summer. You could see it t(...)

Cork’s goalkeeping brothers Ger and Patrick Collins. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Coaches at Ballinhassig GAA club were facing a predicament midway through the 1960s. They weren’t the first club faced with the dilemma, and they cert(...)

Danny Sutcliffe: has made decisive contributions for Dublin in the championship victories over Antrim and Galway. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

With the clock just having turned the hour in Dublin’s league match against Laois back in May, Danny Sutcliffe was back on his own 20-metre line, rifl(...)

Dublin celebrate their six-in-a-row of All-Ireland titles after the win over Mayo at Croke Park last December. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

England were beaten in the final of the European Championships on Sunday evening, and it’s fair to say that if this didn’t delight 100 per cent of the(...)

Limerick’s Aaron Gillane and Diarmaid Byrnes celebrate the All-Ireland victoryat Croke Park. Photograph: Tom Honan

Joanne Cantwell reminded us of how Limerick captain Declan Hannon summed up the oddness of it all earlier in the week. “It’s gas,” he said, “putting u(...)

 A camera man in the fogat Croke Park on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A good job that there was a decisive score-line in Sunday’s Mayo-Tipperary All-Ireland semi-final, as there was no technology to shed light on any con(...)

Tipperary’s Brendan Maher  with his pointer dog Oscar, at  his home in Borrisoleigh. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

The GAA’s decision to make available a new championship sliotar in any colour as long as it’s yellow has been the source of mild surprise and muted di(...)

Michael Lyster presenting The Sunday Game in 1990. The broadcaster spent 35 years fronting the live programme.

When it comes to sports documentaries of recent times, Loosehorse has proved to be something of a thoroughbred, producing ‘Jayo’, ‘Blues Sisters’, ‘Mi(...)

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