John Leahy in action against Kilkenny in the 1991 All-Ireland hurling final. It was to be the only time Leahy faced Kilkenny in the final during his long career. Photograph: Inpho

‘I hurled to get away from life, I think,” John Leahy says of days that were wilder in every sense. On a low-slung afternoon in Kilkenny city, few wou(...)

 Johnny Glynn celebrates after Galway’s win over Tipperary in the 2017 All-Ireland SHC semi-final at  Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Johnny Glynn is to base himself in Galway this summer, now fully committed to the hurling team after spending much of last season commuting from New Y(...)

Tony Keady’s daughter Shannon with 1988 star Eanna Ryan. Photograph: Hany Marzouk

A crowd of more than 7,000 people turned out in Kenny Park in Athenry on Thursday evening to witness All-Ireland champions Galway take on a team made (...)

 Tony Keady at Oranmore in May 2015. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

With stark timing the sudden death of Tony Keady at the age of 53 has taken one of the great Galway hurlers just as the county is one match away from (...)

A tribute to the late Tony Keady before the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final at Croke Park, Dublin, on the day of his funeral.   Photograph:  ©INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

Tony Keady’s white helmet was brought to the altar by former teammate Gerry McInerney at his funeral mass on Sunday as Galway hurling said goodbye to (...)

Mattie Kenny: guided Cuala to last weekend’s AIB Leinster senior club hurling final which they lost to Oulart from Wexford. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Six candidates have been nominated to take over from Anthony Cunningham as manager of the Galway senior hurlers. Former minor and U-21 manager John H(...)

 Independent Mick Wallace arriving at Leinster House. 	Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Allied Irish Bank (AIB) is set for a major loss on the €4 million it lent to independent TD Mick Wallace to purchase a site in Dublin. T(...)