Eddie Keher

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Cork’s Patrick Horgan has scored a combined total of 46 goals and 1,026 points in his intercounty career. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

The last thing Cork hurling captain Patrick Horgan will need or want reminding of is his remarkable scoring tally from over the years. Going into Sund(...)

Cork’s Patrick Horgan in action against Dublin in the GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship quarter-final at Semple Stadium on July 31st. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

A few weeks back, on a Friday night, John Meyler took himself down to watch Sarsfields play Glen Rovers in a county league game. It was in the middle (...)

Richie Hogan scores a goal for Kilkenny in their Leinster final win over Galway. Photograph: Inpho

On a frigid night in Croke Park, Brian Cody came to us radiating satisfaction. The press duties during this championship are conducted about halfway u(...)

Cork’s Sean McGrath and Willie O’Connor of Kilkenny. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Inpho

It’s the most revisited All-Ireland hurling rivalry of all. On Sunday afternoon at Croke Park Cork and Kilkenny will square up for the 29th time in th(...)

Kilkenny’s Cilian Buckely runs out before the Leinster SHC final replay against Galway. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Last Sunday I was absolutely drained leaving Thurles. I had a sweat mark down the back of my T-shirt as if I had pucked every ball, but I also came aw(...)

Tipperary hurling legend Jimmy Doyle photographed in June 2005 at the Thurles Sarsfields Club at Semple Stadium. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Hundreds of mourners gathered in Thurles on Thursday, the spiritual home of hurling, to pay their last respects and hear warm tributes to one of the g(...)

Fr Tommy Maher: his credo was uncomplicated. Photograph: Tom Brett

Msgr Tommy Maher, who has died aged 92, was one of the most significant figures in the history of hurling. In fact, it is not overdoing it to say that(...)

Tipperary’s Eoin Kelly has announced his retirement from the inter-county game. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Even for a player like Eoin Kelly the decision to retire at age 32 probably doesn’t come as a major surprise, although it does bring the curtain down (...)

Not only should hurling retain red and yellow cards, it should also adopt the black variety. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cynicism is unattractive. The cynic never gets the girl; unless it’s Humphrey Bogart who’s concealing sentimentality beneath thin-skinned irasc(...)

Former Kilkenny player Eddie Keher congratulates Clara’s Lester Ryan after the 2013 Kilkenny senior hurling final. Photograph: Inpho

Brian Cody’s now annual reflection on the threat to physicality in hurling and his endorsement of Eddie Keher’s manifesto on liberating the gam(...)

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