Ian O Riordan

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Kerry’s Shane Enright and Daniel Goulding of Cork clash during the Munster senior football final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: Inpho

Not many people can say they feel all the pain and humiliation of what Brazil are going through, and are taking some comfort in it. There may be good(...)

Thomas Barr celebrates his victory in last year’s 400m hurdles at the AAI Senior Track & Field Championships at  Morton Stadium in Santry, Dublin. “It’s now all about refining and perfecting the technique as much as possible.” Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

“Nine years, nine months and nine days,” he tells me, off the top of his head – pretty impressive considering Thomas Barr wasn’t even born when Edwin (...)

 Clare’s Colm Galvin battles with Cork’s  Daniel Kearney during the Munster semi-final. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Jack Guiney spoke this week about Wexford’s sheer delight at drawing Clare for this one, even if that also meant having to travel to Ennis. If there i(...)

Dublin’s Michael Darragh Macauley and Ciaran Lyng of Wexford in a close-quarter struggle during the Leinster senior football championship semi-final in Croke Park on Sunday. Photograph: Inpho

Sky Sports have experienced another notable decline in their live championship viewing figures, with Saturday evening’s Ulster football semi-final bet(...)

Antrim manager Liam Bradley: “People like to see open, free-flowing football, and the Ulster championship doesn’t always see that.” Photograph: Inpho

Liam Bradley was not overly exaggerating when declaring his Antrim team had “played Fermanagh off the field, ripped them apart”, at least for long en(...)

Ross Munnelly of Laois wins the ball ahead of Wicklow’s  Rory Finn at Aughrim. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Laois 0-21 Wicklow 1-11Strange how so pretty a setting can serve up something so mundane. Aughrim seems such a natural playground for football, even i(...)

Outgoing Limerick co-manager Donal O’Grady leaves TJ Ryan as the sole man in charge of  the county. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Officials of the Limerick County Board were called into an emergency meeting last night in an effort to address the sudden res(...)

Kilkenny manager Brian Cody watches his side beat Galway in the National Hurling League Division One semi-final at the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Even if they’re surrendering home advantage this time round there is nothing unfamiliar about Kilkenny’s presence in another A(...)

The angry scenes as Cavan under-21 manager Peter Reilly confronts referee Derek O’Mahoney at the end of the game against the Dublin under-21s as stewards hold a spectator back. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Cavan county board may be requested to assist in the investigation into the abuse of match referee Derek O’Mahoney after S(...)

Ireland’s Fionnuala Britton: “I lost my European title. I’ve finished second here, and that’s not the worst, but I’ve won this the last two years too, so I do really feel like I just lost this as well.”  Photo: Declan Roughan/Inpho

There’s nothing wrong with finishing second in one of the headline events of the cross country season. For Fionnuala Britton it just doesn’t beat that(...)

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