Eamonn Cregan

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Éamonn Cregan, the Limerick All-Ireland winner and GAA Hall of Famer: ‘The greatness of hurling is its unpredictability.’ Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/©INPHO

The start of every new year involves a good share of looking back as well as forward and beyond the simple bewilderment of “where did that one go?” T(...)

Tipperary goalkeeper Brian Hogan claims his first Hurling All  Stars awards and follows in the footsteps of his father, Ken, who won one in  1987. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Though there are occasionally years in which the announcement of the hurling All Star team causes a stir around the place, 2019 is unlikely to be one (...)

Limerick’s Cian Lynch and Pat Ryan celebrate after the game. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Maybe the fatwa on hype and hysteria worked. I was told last week that there seemed to be fewer Limerick flags in the city’s O’Connell Street – almost(...)

Eamon Cregan on the sideline as Limerick manager in 2000-. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Inpho

It has got to the stage that nearly half a century has passed since Limerick’s last All-Ireland in 1973. Five times, in other words every decade since(...)

Kilkenny’s Martin Keoghan tussles with Limerick’s Tom Morrissey  during the quarter-final clash at Thurles. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

As a member of the last Limerick team to win the All-Ireland, Eamonn Cregan has become used to being a reference point over the past 45 years. The mor(...)

Mac Dara Mac Donncha: ‘If Waterford are playing anybody I shout for them, and if Galway are playing anybody I shout for them.’

The way he describes his home, Mac Dara Mac Donncha makes it sound like a UN outpost. “Down the middle. I’ve a Galway flag and a Waterford flag – both(...)

Paul Geaney scores a goal for Kerry in the Munster SFC Final against Cork at Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Sitting in the crowd in Killarney on Sunday, it was very obvious just how much of a running game football has become. In Kerry, we’d like you to think(...)

Galway’s Jason Flynn and Michael Cahill of Tipperary in action at the Gaelic Grounds: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It’s rare for a league final to transform perceptions to the extent that Sunday’s annihilation of Tipperary has. The carefully nurtured narrative that(...)

Mary Immaculate coach Éamonn Cregan celebrates with Sean Linnane at the end of the game in which they beat UL to claim the Fitzgibbon Cup. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Saturday brought all sorts of milestones for Éamonn Cregan, who coached Mary Immaculate College in Limerick to a first Fitzgibbon Cup. Mary Immacul(...)

 UCD manager Nicky English: His side  are the outsiders of the semi-final quartet largely because they lack   well-known players but as a collective they have been extraordinarily strong. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

The Fitzgibbon Cup this weekend in Cork IT unusually sees no participants from the host city. It’s largely a Limerick invasion with all three college(...)

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