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Tipperary’s John McGrath celebrates after their All-Ireland SHC semi-final against Wexford at  Croke Park on Sunday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

RTÉ billed All-Ireland hurling semi-final weekend as old-school establishment versus modern revolutionary. It turned into a dizzying reminder of how a(...)

Tipperary manager Liam Sheedy and selector Eamon O’Shea. It is precisely because they are such different people that the pairing are so intriguing. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

On February 20th, it was announced that Eamon O’Shea was returning to Liam Sheedy’s management team for the Tipperary hurlers. The news drew respectfu(...)

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Here are the shortlisted entries for this year’s Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2017. TheJournal.ie Best Irish Published Book of the Year The(...)

In a word . . . Mayo

It is a mantra of mine that some of the best writing in this newspaper is in the sports section. And not alone at the weekends. Indeed the article I s(...)

Cork’s Brian Hurley: “I’d love to play against Meath but that’s down to management and hopefully I’ll be going well enough for it.” Photograph: Inpho

Brian Hurley doesn’t sugar-coat his response, looking back on the serious injury that terminated his season last summer, as Cork footballers were gett(...)

The Kilkenny team lining up before the 2010 final against Tipperary. OnlyTJ Reid and Eoin Larkin have made it through from the Kilkenny starters of that final to the 15 that will parade on Sunday. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

“It’s a job you can stay doing. You can’t stay hurling forever. If you could I’d be right back. But it doesn’t work that way.” – Brian Cody, Irish Tim(...)

Galway forward Jason Flynn: “I don’t think many players are remembered if you don’t win an All-Ireland; it’s as simple as that.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Six days after playing a central role in Galway’s incandescent All-Ireland semi-final win over Tipperary, Jason Flynn was back in maroon. The under(...)

Shane Maloney scores Galway’s winning point against Tipperary in the All-Ireland semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho

What an exciting time to be a hurler or a hurling supporter in Galway or Kilkenny, even more exciting if you’re a Galway senior hurler heading to Dubl(...)

Brian Cody: the experience of his Kilkenny side cannot be underestimated. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Two years ago Waterford’s minors won the county’s first minor All-Ireland title since 1948. On that team Austin Gleeson was picked at six, Shane Be(...)

Cillian Buckley: “It’s turning into a fierce game of athleticism and fitness. It’s probably suiting me, and it is a place I enjoy playing.” Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It’s now 31 days and so many hours since Kilkenny collected their 70th Leinster hurling title without much fuss, and it would appear that several posi(...)

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