Joe Lyons

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The victorious Galway team celebrate at Carton House. Photograph: Pat Cashman

Galway washed away the pain of a third successive AIG Barton Shield final defeat when they claimed the AIG Senior Cup for the third time in 12 years w(...)

Joe Lyons  of Galway driving at the eighth in the AIG Barton Shield at Carton House on Wednesday. Photograph:  Pat Cashman

Last Sunday evening Joe Canning spent the bones of an hour addressing the Galway golf club Barton Shield and Senior Cup teams – it is the same panel o(...)

Portmarnock’s Darragh Coughlan  plays the seventh hole in his third-round match against Robin Dawson of Tramore. Photograph: Brian Arthur

He might have fallen in the semi-finals of the “West” but in the end a cruel westerly gust helped Newlands’s Jake Whelan make the last 16 in incredib(...)

Joe Lyons, principal of Ballybrown St Joseph’s National School in Limerick, says having to split or cram several classes into one room is a health and safety issue. Photograph: Brian Gavin/Press 22

Sunnier climes, the chance to save for a mortgage and a better quality of life are just some of the reasons that newly qualified teachers are ditching(...)

 Seán Flanagan claimed the silver medal for leading qualifier at the West of Ireland Amateur Open at Co Sligo after the second round of strokeplay was abandoned because of high winds. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

There was anger and frustration from many players at venerable County Sligo Golf Club when high winds forced officials to abandon the second round of (...)

Jeff Hopkins of Royal Dublin lining up his putt on the 13th green during the AIG Barton Shield semi-final at Carton House. Photograph: Pat Cashman

“You’re troopers,” remarked one supporter, hugging Joe Lyons after Galway overcame North West in the first semi-final of the Barton Shield on the o(...)

Joe Lyons: “Mullingar to me is one of the majors and I’d love to put my name on that trophy, that’s for sure.”

It might be eight years since Joe Lyons won “the West” but he’s still hungry for victories and admits he’ll be giving his all in search of the presti(...)

 Inbee Park of South Korea kisses the trophy following her victory during the final round of the British Open at Turnberry.  Photo:  David Cannon/Getty Images

There are two sure signs to look for when a golfer is succumbing to the pressure of a big occasion. The swing gets shorter and faster. And putts star(...)

Limerick’s manager TJ Ryan celebrates with selector Paul Beary after last year’s Munster semi-final win over Tipperary at Semple Stadium. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

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The box hedge is trembling in its cartoon-coloured pots in a stiff north wind outside Google’s European headquarters in Barrow Street in Dublin, but t(...)