Ian Galvin

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 Michael ‘Brick’ Walsh returns to the starting Waterford line-up for the key home clash with All-Ireland champions Limerick. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

SUNDAY Leinster SHC round three Carlow v Dublin, Netwatch Cullen Park, 3.0 This will have been highlighted by the teams as an opportunity and a threa(...)

Ian Galvin’s dining table in his Tramore home. Photograph: Ronan Lang/Feature File

At the turn of the millennium, many homeowners began realising that formal, mahogany-filled rooms were no longer conducive to modern family living and(...)

Galway’s Daithi Burke celebrates after the defeat of Clare at Semple Stadium, Thurles. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Overall, in the context of the brilliant hurling semi-finals last weekend, the standard in Thurles dropped off a bit. It was close and exciting in the(...)

Clare’s John Conlon and Galway’s Daithí Burke fought out a fascinating personal duel in last Saturday’s riveting All-Ireland hurling semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Idea for novel GAA fund-raiser, to be taken around the world: Erect circus tent. Place large cannon at one end. Place Daithí Burke and John Conlon at (...)

Clare’s Jason McCarthy scores the final equalising point in an incident-packed semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Galway 1-30 Clare 1-30 [After extra time] Clare had lamented for the past five years their inability get back to Croke Park and Saturday’s extra(...)

Wexford’s Aidan Nolan tackles Clare’s Tony Kelly during the All-Ireland hurling quarter-final at Páirc Uí Chaomih. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Clare 0-27 Wexford 1-17 The general trend of their respective seasons was maintained by Clare and Wexford in Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Saturday. The first (...)

Clare goalkeeper Donal Tuohy and Tipp’s Jake Morris  watch on  as the  substitute’s shot hits  the post in a pivotal moment during yesterday’s game. Photograph: James Crombie

You could say that Tipperary were unlucky, hitting the post at one end and, as a direct result, conceding a goal at the other but it’s been the whole (...)

 Patrick O’Connor of Clare and Seamus Callanan of Tipperary after the match at Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photograph: Ray McManus/Sportsfile via Getty Images

Clare 1-23 Tipperary 1-21 In days gone by, people used to turn up for CIE ‘mystery tours’: buy a ticket and be taken God knows where. All championshi(...)

Waterford 1-23 Clare 1-20 A Patrick Curran inspired Waterford won what’s likely to be their final match at Walsh Park for at least two years as they (...)

 Fitzgibbon Cup finalists, Conor Cleary of University of Limerick and Paudie Foley of Dublin City University. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Fitzgibbon Cup SH final: DCU v UL, Mallow, 3.0. It’s their first final, they’re 13/2 outsiders, against one of the strongest college sides in Fitzgib(...)

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