James Maher

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John McGrath needs to deliver in the Tipperary forward line in Sunday’s All-Ireland final against Kilkenny. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

An appropriately hard call at the end of a championship that no team has dominated. Both finalists have suffered significant defeats along the way but(...)

Davy Fitzgerald: his Wexford side have only conceded two goals en route to the All-Ireland semi-final against Tipperary. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Four teams left standing in the hurling championship, three games left to prise them apart. It will be Limerick or it will be Kilkenny or it will be T(...)

Tipperary’s John ‘Bubbles’ O’Dwyer in action against Clare during the Munster SHC at Cusack Park in Ennis. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There are a couple of points worth making about this weekend before looking at the matches. Huge crowds are expected in both Croke Park and Limerick b(...)

Kilkenny’s Padraig Walsh and Conor McDonald of Wexford during last year’s Leinster Championship. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It got lost in the fog, what with everything. Here’s a short list of everything else from the last weekend in May 2018 that was worth talking about. (...)

Carlow’s Martin Kavanagh. Photograph: Inpho/Laszlo Geczo

LEINSTER Carlow Manager: Colm Bonner (third year) Odds: All-Ireland 1000/1; Leinster 1000/1 First up: v Galway, Pearse Stadium, May 12th, 3.00pm Be(...)

Dublin’s Sean Moran in action against Limerick’s Peter Casey. The Cuala defender plays an important role in Dublin’s system. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Carton House, Maynooth, Co Kildare. That stunning drive from the entrance gate up to the 18th century Manor House. Passing sun-drenched golfers as the(...)

Adrian Blanc, 36 Brighton Avenue, Foxrock, Co Dublin, and his wife, Lucille Blanc, owed €1,128,000 in arrears alone on a 2008 mortgage they had taken out over 15 years with ICS Building Society, the court heard. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Dublin businessman and his wife, who owe more than €1 million in mortgage arrears on their family home, have lost their €2 million Foxrock, Co Dubli(...)

Conor Lehane of Cork goes highest in a bid to claim a high ball during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A relegation playoff at Nowlan Park. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Kilkenny 1-16 Cork 2-15 A late Rebel rally saw Cork get the better of old rivals Kilkenny in their Allianz National Hurling League Division 1A releg(...)

Wexford’s Liam Óg McGovern scores a point against Kilkenny. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Wexford 1-19 Kilkenny 1-12 This is not a pursuit for serious folk. If mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun, what does it say for the rest(...)

Limerick’s Tom Morrissey celebrates scoring his late, elemental  point. Photograph: Inpho/Tommy Dickson

All-Ireland SHC quarter-final: Limerick 0-27 Kilkenny 1-22 - July 15th, Semple Stadium If anything captured the eclipse of the football championship (...)

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