Cork’s Orla Finn  palms the ball to the net for her side’s first goal during the TG4 All-Ireland ladies senior football championship semi-final at Hyde Park, Roscommon.  Photograph:  Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Cork 2-11 Donegal 0-11 Cork manager Ephie Fitzgerald praised his side’s defensive discipline as they kept a dangerous Donegal at arm’s length to set (...)

Cork v Donegal, 2.45pm, Dr Hyde Park, 2.45 (Live TG4) The four provincial winners made it safely through to the semi-finals of the TG4 All-Ireland ch(...)

Can Donegal’s Geraldine McLaughlin outscore Cristiano Ronaldo in a whole season or will the Cork defence keep her locked down this weekend? Photograph:   Tom Beary/Inpho

And so, here we are. The final four have emerged after months of a blockbuster summer football championship. Cork will look to overcome a hungry and(...)

 Donegal’s Katy Herron tries to block Sarah Rowe of Mayo. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Mayo 3-14 Donegal 2-11 Three second half goals proved decisive as Frank Browne’s Mayo upset the pre-match odds to book a TG4 All-Ireland ladies senio(...)

Geraldine McLaughlin of Donegal celebrates scoring a goal. File photograph ©INPHO/Tom Beary

Donegal 4-11 Monaghan 0-15 Geraldine McLaughlin fired Donegal to a second TG4 Ulster senior football title in three seasons on Sunday afternoon, as (...)

Cork’s Niamh Cotter is tackled by Nicole McLaughlin and Eilish Ward of Donegal. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

Cork 2-15 Donegal 2-14 Orla Finn collected 1-10 as Cork were crowned Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 1 champions for a fifth successive(...)

Conor McGraynor: Former Wicklow forward is included in the New York team to host Sligo. Conor McGraynor: Former Wicklow forward is included in the New York team to host Sligo.

SUNDAY Connacht SFC preliminary round New York v Sligo, Gaelic Park, 3.15 EDT (8.15 BST) [Live, RTÉ Radio 1] New York manager Justin O’Halloran sa(...)

Donegal’s Karen Gutherie comes under pressure from Galway duo Emer Flaherty and Megan Glynn during Donegal’s away victory.  Photograph: Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

Aimee Mackin led the Armagh charge as Lidl National League Division 1 champions Cork fell to a rare defeat on Sunday. Ephie Fitzgerald’s All-Ireland(...)

Geraldine McLaughlin is chaired shoulder high after scoring 3-8 in Termon’s win over  Cork side Mourneabey in the All-Ireland club final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

By now ‘prolific’ should be Geraldine McLaughlin’s middle name, the 22-year-old Donegal Gaelic footballer the possessor of a remarkable scoring recor(...)

 Kim Flood (left) in action for Dublin. Flood is a big admirer of Armagh, especially their star midfielder Caroline O’Hanlon. Photograph: Inpho

Such has been Cork’s merciless stranglehold on the All-Ireland football title since 2005, only Dublin’s triumph in 2010 interrupting their reign, you’(...)