Johnny Kelly

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Ballyhale players celebrate at the final whistle. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ballyhale Shamrocks (Kilkenny) 0-18 Borris-Ileigh (Tipperary) 0-15 On a memorable weekend for Kilkenny hurling, Ballyhale Shamrocks made history by b(...)

Brendan Maher has put in some inspired performances to help Borris-Ileigh into Sunday’s All-Ireland club hurling final against Ballyhale Shamrocks. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Saturday Connacht SFL final: Galway v Roscommon, Dr Hyde Park, 2.0 Yet another provincial final between the counties, the 10th in six years, sees bot(...)

Brendan Maher: “Experience is great, but I think the little bit of youth and freedom we have I definitely think is going to work in our favour.” Photograph: Getty Images

Brendan Maher’s epic season continues. He won his third All-Ireland with Tipperary last August, and since then has added a third All Star and a first (...)

Glen Rovers’ Mark Dooley sees his shot blocked by Liam Ryan of Borris-Ileigh during the AIB Munster Club SHC semi-final at  Semple Stadium. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Borris-Ileigh (Tipperary) 1-17 Glen Rovers (Cork) 3-8 Inspired by a six-point personal haul from wing forward Conor Kenny, Tipperary champions Borris(...)

Johnny Kelly (second left):  “I think all the good of the GAA was encapsulated in Borris-Ileigh over the past 18 months.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The carousel does not stop. On Sunday evening, in the hazy, happy beginning of Borris-Ileigh’s reign as hurling champions of Tipperary, Noel O’Dwyer (...)

Corofin’s Gary Sice scores a point to draw the sides level during the Galway SFC Final against Tuam Stars at St Jarlath’s Park in  Tuam. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

Corofin 0-15 Tuam Stars 2-9 All-Ireland champions Corofin needed two Gary Sice frees in added time to deny Tuam Stars and send the Galway senior foot(...)

Offaly line up for the Allianz  League clash against Laois in O’Moore Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Should it have come to this? The All-Ireland hurling championship has rarely been more open or egalitarian so there is a bitter irony that Offaly, th(...)

Saorview is, by one measure, Ireland’s largest TV platform, with 676,000 homes connecting to television this way, up from 607,000 a year earlier. Photograph: Thinkstock

Saorview, the terrestrial television platform operated by RTÉ subsidiary 2rn, has given itself a brand refresh in a bid to attract users tempted to “c(...)

DUP  leader Arlene Foster at Stormont after becoming the new Northern Ireland First Minister.  “I don’t think a lot of people in Northern Ireland are concerned with what happened in 1916; they are more concerned with what is going to happen in 2016.” Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Arlene Foster, who has been formally elected as the North’s First Minister, has modified her position on refusing to attend Easter Rising commemorati(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster  walks past a painting of Ian Paisley at Stormont yesterday. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Arlene Foster’s career has moved in quite an upward trajectory considering that, shortly after the 1998 Belfast Agreement, she herself considered that(...)

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