James Dempsey

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Sr Patricia Wall, pictured in 2013 with Kilkenny hurling manager Brian Cody and then Tipperary manager Eamon O’Shea. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Sr Patricia Wall has been named Volunteer of the Year at the Volunteer Ireland Awards for her dedication to a local community in Co Tipperary. Sr Pat(...)

Kilcormac-Killoughey’s Cillian Kiely leaves the pitch after being  sent off during the Leinster championship victory over   Mount Leinster Rangers. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

This weekend Offaly champions Kilcormac-Killoughey contest a third Leinster club final in six seasons. The club won the province five years ago and we(...)

Gleeson flicks it past Matthew O’Hanlon of Wexford during their All-Ireland quarter-final. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

30 Austin Gleeson point v Wexford All-Ireland SHC quarter-final, Páirc Uí Chaoimh, July 23rd Wexford’s Willie Deveraux scuffed a sideline cut past G(...)

Liam Dunne was pleased with how his Wexford side coped in grim conditions against Offaly. Photograph: Inpho

Wexford 0-14 Offaly 0-6 Manager Liam Dunne admitted conditions were difficult but was happy with Wexford’s eventual eight point victory over Offaly(...)

Laois manager Séamus Plunkett and top scorer Zane Keenan celebrate at the end of the Leinster SHC quarter-final against Offaly at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise. Photo: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Laois 29 Offaly 21 Laois manager Séamus ‘Cheddar’ Plunkett played down any effect his resignation and return may have had on his side’s performance (...)

Tipperary’s Séamus Callanan celebrates on of his two goals in the All-Ireland SHC Round two Qualifiers at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Not for the first time, Tipperary’s desire to gauge where they are is complicated by sticky issue of who they are. Still hurling’s little girl with th(...)

Antrim’s Aaron Graffin clashes with  Offaly’s Brian Carroll during their All-Ireland senior hurling championship match at  Ballycastle, Co Antrim. Photograph: Inpho

Offaly 2-19 Antrim 1-20 Offaly left Ballycastle yesterday as victors after a last-minute smash and grab act denied Antrim. An injury-time goal from a(...)

Kilkenny’s Colin Fennelly leaves Offaly’s  James Rigney behind at Nowlan Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan / Inpho

Kilkenny 5-32 Offaly 1-18A non-event in Nowlan Park. Kilkenny didn’t spare the horses at any point and ran out 5-32 to 1-18 winners over a desperate O(...)

JJ Delaney: the multi-decorated and outstanding defender will man the full back berth for Kilkenny at Nowlan Park. Photo: Dara Mac Donaill

The arrival of Sky Sports has drummed up more interest in this fixture than might otherwise have been the case given the disparity between the counti(...)