Gemma O Connor

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 Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship: Cork’s Laura Treacy celebrates at the final whistle. Photograph:  ©INPHO/Laszlo Geczo

Camogie can’t keep having finals like this. For the second year in a row, Cork beat Kilkenny by a point in a tight, nervy game where no goal was score(...)

Cork’s Gemma O’Connor with Julie Ann Malone of Kilkenny in last year’s All Ireland Senior Camogie Championship final at Croke Park.  Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

When Gemma O’Connor took to the field for Cork in last year’s All-Ireland camogie final, just three weeks after sustaining ligament damage to both an (...)

With Ireland and Wales at Twickenham, England are favourites to retain their Six Nations title. Photograph: James Crombie/inpho

Unfortunately, we’re getting a little too used to being on the outside looking in when it comes to World Cup years. And after the dastardly Danes put (...)

Cork captain Rena Buckley greets supporters on the South Mall as the All-Ireland camogie champions return to the city. Photograph: Provision

Hundreds of supporters thronged Cork’s South Mall on Monday night to welcome home the camogie team who clinched a record 27th All-Ireland in dramatic (...)

 Cork team celebrate after beating Kilkenny in the All-Ireland senior camogie final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There’s been a bit of the wounded lion about Cork’s camogie team through the years, rarely more dangerous than when there’s talk of them no longer pos(...)

 Cork’s Rena Buckley and Anna Farrell of Kilkenny will face off in Sunday’s All-Ireland senior camogie final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

All-Ireland senior camogie final: Kilkenny v Cork, Croke Park, Sunday, 4.0 (RTÉ 2) The sense that Kilkenny overtook Cork in last year’s All-Ireland f(...)

Cork’s Orla Cotter celebrates scoring a goal. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Cork 2-9 Galway 1-9 Cork withstood a frantic last-quarter rally from Galway to return to the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland senior camogie final for t(...)

Kilkenny’s Miriam Walsh and Danielle Morrissey challenge Cork’s Aoife Murray during the Camogie League Division 1 title. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Kilkenny 2-7 Cork 0-10 Kilkenny retained their Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Division 1 title with an all-round team performance that augurs wel(...)

Ashling Thompson: “You can’t put a referee out there who has never refereed at that level before.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

There’s a refreshing candour about Ashling Thompson and it’s a combination of things. It’s her nose ring and her tattoos and her fearless opinions. I(...)

A nurse prepares a syringe, as students are being urged to get vaccinated against meningitis. File photograph: David Cheskin/PA Wire

Irish teenagers and young adults have been encouraged to get vaccinated against meningitis, following a significant rise in the number of cases of the(...)

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