Jimmy Doyle

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In 2008, when the All Blacks came back, I’ll never forget that as long as I live. I think it’s up there with the Heineken Cup wins in 2006 and 2008 in Cardiff. Photograph: Tim Hales/Inpho

I’m sure a lot of people know of that slogan that has become a goldmine for someone in the t-shirt printing industry: “Irish by birth, Munster by grac(...)

UCC: It’s not every day that a university finds itself awarding a PhD to a student who has written one of the standard texts on their course.

It’s not every day that a university finds itself awarding a PhD to a student who has written one of the standard texts on their course but that’s exa(...)

Marion Graham greets RTÉ’s Marty Morrissey. Photograph:  ©INPHO/James Crombie

“Let me treat you to an ice-cream,” says Marty Morrissey, and we go to Doyle’s Corner, a shop beside Semple Stadium. “You have to have an ice-cream fr(...)

Galway’s All-Ireland winning team of 1923. Back row: Jack Berry, Paddy Hurney, Berney Gibbs, Mick Dervan, Dick Morrissy, ‘Staff’ Garvey, Jim Power. Front row: Andy Kelly, Jim Morris, Mick Kenny (capt), Martin King, Tom Flenning. Seated: Leonard McGrath, Ignatius Harney. Photograph: Ray Ryan

Galway have been in the Leinster championship for nine years, but this weekend marks the first time they host a game in that competition, as the All-I(...)

The front of  a postcard from Phil Stuart. Photograph: Malachy Clerkin

The autograph book on Tony Daly’s kitchen table is small and thick and rectangular and there’s the give of a medium-cooked steak in it when you press (...)

Cork’s Paudie O’Sullivan reaches for the dropping ball in the 2012 All-Ireland semi-final against Tipperary. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

So on Sunday we have the first big hurling championship game of the year (in these parts anyway) – Dublin and Wexford have their own clash tomorrow ni(...)

This wonderful photograph from a packed  Ireland versus Austria match  in 1963 is just one of many in   ’Dalymount Park,   Home of Irish Football’ by Colin White.

THE BEST  No Borders – Playing Rugby For Ireland by Tom English (Arena Sport, €31.60) Oral histories are tricky to get right. An oral history (...)

Cork’s Jimmy Barry Murphy (left) and Dublin legend Jimmy Keaveney, who were inducted into the GAA Museum Hall of Fame at Croke Park, Dublin. Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile.

As one of the two new inductees – along with Dublin footballer Jimmy Keaveney – into the GAA Museum’s Hall of Fame Jimmy Barry-Murphy was immediately (...)

Waterford’s Michael Walsh is tackled by Tipperary’s Padraic Maher during the Munster senior hurling championship final at Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Maybe this was not the most incandescent of Tipperary’s provincial summer titles. But on a cloudy afternoon when Semple Stadium fell silent to honour (...)

 Jimmy Doyle, Tipperary hurling legend,   at the Thurles Sarsfields Club at Semple Stadium. Photograph:  Bryan O’Brien

To aficionados of the great days of Tipperary hurling, Jimmy Doyle, who has died aged 76, will be remembered as perhaps the greatest hurler to sport t(...)

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